Correspondent - Digital (AJE Online)
Al Jazeera
Abuja, Nigeria
13h ago

Description

Position at Al Jazeera Media Network

Contract Type : Temporary (6-12 months)

Summary :

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.
  • Skills :

  • 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.
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