News Reporter - Abuja, Nigeria - Media Insight

    Media Insight
    Media Insight Abuja, Nigeria

    1 month ago

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    Full time
    Description

    Job Description

    • We are seeking a skilled and versatile News Reporter to join our team. The ideal candidate will be proficient in writing news articles, feature stories, and analysis pieces.
    • They should possess strong research skills to mine data for news stories and demonstrate excellent interview skills to gather information effectively.

    Responsibilities

    • Write news articles covering a variety of topics.
    • Develop engaging feature stories that provide in-depth analysis or highlight unique perspectives on relevant issues.
    • Conduct research to gather data and information for news stories.
    • Mine, analyse data to identify trends, patterns, or newsworthy information.
    • Demonstrate excellent interview skills to conduct thorough and insightful interviews with relevant sources.
    • Collaborate with editors and other team members to brainstorm story ideas, pitch articles, and contribute to editorial planning.
    • Meet deadlines consistently and efficiently manage multiple assignments simultaneously.
    • Adapt writing style and tone to suit different platforms and audiences, including print, online, and social media.

    Qualifications

    • Degree in Journalism, Communications, or related field.
    • Proven experience as a news reporter or journalist, with a strong portfolio of published work.
    • Excellent writing skills, with the ability to produce clear, concise, and compelling news content.
    • Strong research skills, with the ability to gather and analyze data from various sources.
    • Effective interviewing skills, with the ability to ask probing questions and elicit valuable information from sources.
    • Knowledge of journalistic principles, ethics, and standards.
    • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced news environment.
    • Proficiency in digital media tools and platforms.
    • Flexibility to work irregular hours and cover breaking news events as needed.

    Duration and Location:

    • This position is full-time and based at our office location. The duration of employment will be discussed during the interview process.