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1 Oct 2021

Full-Time Apply for the position of Reporter at Jarida Radio

Jarida Radio – Posted by Judith Nwadigo Abuja

Job Description

Jarida Radio is a media agency that provides first hand information to its listeners. Our Agency runs a radio station that makes sure to employ the best, ensuring that our listeners are satisfied. Before we announce any information, we check and recheck our facts, making sure they are authentic, and from the right source. We hope to expand across Nigeria, and Africa as a whole, reaching a larger audience with updates. Our Agency is currently hiring to fill the position of:

Job Title: Reporter

Employment Type: Full-time

Location: Abuja

Reporter Responsibilities

  • Develop story ideas based on leads or as assigned by conducting research, investigating and observing
  • Write stories using proper grammar and following AP style guidelines while also ensuring they are compelling and professional in style and presentation
  • Edit written pieces by other reporters on staff to check for clarity, grammar and overall story presentation; make suggestions and assist with any revisions that need to be made
  • Rework pieces as requested by managing editor or staff editors and update pieces as needed for ongoing or developing stories
  • Arrange and conduct interviews when needed to collect witness statements, get information from experts or individuals involved or work on a lead for a proposed story
  • Create relationships with members of the community, law enforcement and other agencies to develop access to credible sources for future stories
  • Convert stories to be posted on company website, and create social media posts to drive traffic to the website
  • Meet all deadlines for projects as requested by managing editor

Reporter Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications or English
  • Ability to work nights, weekends and holidays
  • A focus on producing accurate and factual stories
  • Experience as a newspaper reporter or newspaper intern
  • Proficiency with computers and other office equipment

Skills Required

  • Experience with social media posting and management
  • Ability to travel
  • Background knowledge of politics and/or sports

Application Closing Date

1st of November, 2021

How to Apply

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Job Categories: Reporter Jobs. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: ₦60,000 - ₦80,000.

Job expires in 12 days.

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