Position at Al Jazeera Media Network
Contract Type : Temporary (6-12 months)
Al Jazeera Online is looking for an experienced Digital Correspondent in Nigeria .
With a global audience of millions, the English website and social channels of Al Jazeera Media Network cover the world from a unique angle, with a focus on the human story.
The selected candidate will join our award-winning Digital team and will deepen our focus on the global south, across all online platforms.
Job Description :
Prepares news, analyses, as well as feature reports accurately, quickly and comprehensively.
Works closely with Al Jazeera’s head office in Doha on planning and implementation of news coverage across West Africa.
Deals quickly and efficiently with events as they unfold.
Provides ideas and suggestions for news coverage on a daily basis and produces off diary content from across West Africa.
Able to deploy to a variety of fields and situations, including civil unrest, natural disaster and war.
Experienced writer of news, analyses, and features
In-depth knowledge of current affairs in West Africa, and a demonstrable network of sources.
Ability to bring authority and clarity to telling complex stories, and do so with digital savvy.
Outstanding language skills, demonstrating precision and fluency in both spoken and written English. Yoruba and French preferred.
Particular consideration to a candidate who is able to point to a strong record in covering a major news narrative.
Highly organized and strong team player
Demonstrates an approach to work that is characterized by commitment, motivation and energy.