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Job Opportunities in an International News Media Company

Myrtle Management Consultants Limited – Our client is a fast-rising International News Media company building a respected media brand, across television, mobile, and web. Their key objective is to bring Africa to the world, by telling the true African story from an African perspective, using diversity, creativity, and technology.

They are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Business Reporter

Location: Victoria Island, Lagos
Job type: Full-time

Job Summary

  • We are seeking to hire a Business Reporter to be a proactive, editorial, and meticulously organized individual. You will work directly with the Head Newsroom, to execute cross-platform business news coverage on pan African and global  business stories.

Job Description

  • Report and write news stories for publication or broadcast, describing the background and details of events.
  • Arrange interviews with people who can provide information about a story.
  • Work alongside correspondents and producers in story research.
  • Support field teams with in-house production.
  • Research and analyze background information related to stories to be able to provide complete and accurate information.
  • Gather information about events through research, interviews, experience, and attendance at political, news, sports, artistic, social, and other functions.
  • Investigate breaking news developments such as disasters, crimes, and human-angle stories.
  • Field producing opportunities.
  • Travel assignments for large breaking news events is possible. (Note: you could spend long periods of time in the elements – i.e. extreme heat/cold, rain, etc).
  • Occasionally write digital wire stories.
  • You should have a front row seat as history unfolds before your eyes.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism or related field preferred.
  • Social media savvy
  • Professional phone manners
  • Strong code of ethics.
  • Positive attitude.
  • Detail-oriented.
  • Strong desire to work in the field,learn and contribute to journalism from some of the best in class business news.

Remuneration
Competitive

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Job Title: Business Editor

Location: Victoria Island, Lagos
Job Type: Full-time

Job Summary

  • The company requires to fill the role of a Business Editor to produce original content by critically analyzing selected business interviews, debates, speeches from major news organizations for the presence of propaganda, misleading talking points, and other similar techniques of persuasion?
  • The suitable candidate must be proficient at using social media, especially in the  field including an active strong presence on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter?

Job Description

  • Report to the Head of Programmes for daily job tasks.
  • Write scripts for the show.
  • Prepare and stack the show rundown.
  • Write and post daily on our social media outlets.
  • Prep guest for their Live segments
  • Work closely with clients to better produce their segments.
  • Time the show so that each guest has enough time to deliver their message within a timely manner.
  • Help with line producing.
  • Help with on location shoots.
  • Help with editing when needed.
  • Assist in booking visually engaging segments and write snappy teases.
  • Create production elements for scripts, including tape and graphics.
  • Identify News, select video and sound bites, oversee editing, conduct interviews and write stories for television and the internet.

Qualifications

  • BA / BS in Journalism, Communication, or related field.
  • 2-7 years of experience writing business editorial for LIVE TV.
  • Knows how to stack a rundown for broadcast.
  • Creative writer who can write scripts for  television that’s informative, conversational, and enticing to our viewers
  • Energetic and friendly personality.
  • The ability to work under constant deadlines.
  • Ability to calmly handle live TV situations and changing events.
  • Can multi-task under pressure.

Remuneration
Competitive.

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Deadline: 30th April, 2021.

Note: Interviews are on a rolling basis to the closing date. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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