The ideal candidate should be able to collect information on assigned topics to report accurate and timely news.
Talk to sources, follow-up on leads, and do research to be as well informed as possible. Fact-check their findings, then write them up in an article for printing or a script to be read on-air
Analyze and collect information through various modes such as personal interviews and news briefings to prepare news reports :
Monitor daily events locally, nationally and internationally and assist others to gather current events.
Prepare reports to keep the public informed about daily happenings.
Coordinate with news editors and fellow reporters to develop story ideas for report writing.
Maintain relations with all news sources on a daily basis to develop story ideas and compile appropriate reports.
Perform research and write international, local and national news.
Analyze and ensure accurate and crisp news reporting to avoid ambiguity and redundancy.
Collaborate with news editors to improve story presentation.
Work in assigned beat areas once every week to gather all local news.
Coordinate with the graphics department to obtain visual elements for each story with photos or graphics.
Manage staff photographers for all reports of local events.
Major duties are writing of news stories, news reports and featured stories.
Bachelor's Degree qualification
Minimum of 2 years experience
N.B : We need someone with excellent content writing and development skill.
Must be Abuja based or willing to relocate.
N75,000 - N150,000 / Month