As a staff writer, you will be part of an excellent team that will be responsible for identifying and covering breaking news and African affairs from a research-driven, thought-provoking perspective for our online news platform:
Gather information about newsworthy events through research, interviews, experience, or attendance at political, news, sports, artistic, social, or other functions
Check reference materials, such as books, news files, or public records, to obtain relevant facts
Arrange interviews with people who can provide information about a story
Investigate breaking news developments, such as disasters, crimes, or human-interest stories
Write and edit news stories and features per Face2FaceAfrica.com writer’s guideline
Review and evaluate notes taken about news events to isolate pertinent facts and details
Develop ideas or material for columns or commentaries by analyzing and interpreting news, current issues, or personal experiences
Write reviews of literary, musical, or other artwork, based on knowledge, judgment, or experience
Receive assignments or evaluate leads or tips to develop story ideas
Ensure work is well-written, accurate and submitted to deadline
Suggest images to accompany written pieces
Meet with colleagues to plan the daily content and the character of the publication
Establish and maintain relationships with individuals who are credible sources of information.
Keep up to date with trends and developments relating to the platform’s subject matter
Revise work to meet editorial approval or to fit time or space requirements
Discuss issues with editors to establish priorities or positions.
Minimum of a Bachelors Degree.
Minimum of 1 year experience with online/web publishing.
Experience with wordpress.
Method of Application
should send their CV, a cover letter and 3 writing samples to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Note: Please include in Subject Line: Staff Writer-Nigeria.
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