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News Correspondent Role at Awareness Media Limited

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The Awareness Media Limited, a newly incorporated news/media company poised to raise the bar in quality, factual, informative and development based news to a wide a audience. To actualise this, the company is currently recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: News Correspondent

Location: Lagos
Slot: 2 Openings

Job Description

  • The Correspondent will be a field Reporter whose responsibilities will be the gathering of relevant news materials for the publication.
  • The ideal candidate will be someone with an ear to the ground and a nose for news who can smell news from afar.
  • The candidate should have sound writing skills with clarity of mind.
  • He/She should have understanding of the workings of a modern newsroom, and what constitute news.
  • The ideal candidate should be versatile and has the ability to do cross beats (she can cover business, as well as politics, and even entertainment).
  • The ideal candidate should be an all rounder news person.

Responsibilities

  • Report and write news stories for publication on the site
  • Research and analyze background information related to stories in order to provide accurate and complete information
  • Gather information about events through research, interviews, news, sports, political events etc
  • Investigate and report breaking news
  • Research and report on specialized fields like science, medicine, technology, sports, religion etc
  • Discuss issues with co-editors in order to establish priorities and positions.

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Qualifications

  • A First Degree in Mass Communication, English-Language, History, Political Science or Sociology would be preferred.
  • However, candidates with backgrounds outside communication disciplines but with relevant media reportorial experiences and hands-on skills in journalism are encouraged to apply.
  • A second degree will be an added advantage.

Application Closing Date
20th October, 2018.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s to: info@awarenessng.com

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