Assistant News Editor at the Citizen

Jamii Opportunities

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Feb 10, 2014
Industry :
Print /Digital Media
Job Function :
Editorial Content
Job Experience Level : Mid Level
Minimum Years of Experience : 3

Minimum Academic Qualification : Bachelor


Mwananchi Communications Limited, a subsidiary of Nation Media Group, and publishers of Mwananchi, The Citizen and Mwanaspoti newspapers and various online products are looking for motivated and highly experienced individual to fill the position of Freelance Business Excutives.

Job Summary
To co-ordinate news gathering operations, obtain well researched and most up to date reports on daily events and ensure written copy meets established editorial objectives, journalistic ethics, house style and is delivered within set deadlines.

Full Job Description

§ To make sure all stories are uploaded in our website/digital/social media platforms
§ Assist the News Editor to maintain a diary of events.
§ Assist the News Editor to assess political, social and economic climate and anticipates likely developments for coverage.
§ Assist the News Editor in briefing reporters and advises on angles to take on a story.
§ Assist the News Editor to guide reporters and writers on coverage and writing of stories.
§ Assist the News Editor to ensure that reporters write stories and deliver them within the set deadlines.
§ Assist the News Editor to review the written stories to ensure they meet editorial objectives, house style and journalistic ethics.
§ Assist the News Editor to monitor and guide reporters and recommends areas for personal growth.
§ Recommends main stories of the day and presents the docket to News Editor for the editorial meetings.
§ Responding promptly to news breaks.
§ Prioritize digital content by breaking the news on social medial platforms.
§ Adhere to the news circle; breaking the news, social media update, website story and story for the paper.
§ Adhering to Editorial & Social Media Policies as updated from time to time.

Interested and suitably qualified individuals should apply online through our carrier portal via link below before December 10th, 2021 enclosing a detailed CV and copies of professional certificates, and a day time telephone contact.

December 10th, 2021

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