Myrtle Management Consultants Limited - Our client, an international News Media company building a respected media brand, across television, mobile, and web, is currently recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:
Job Title: Reporter
Location: Victoria Island, Lagos
Job Type: Full-time
The company requires to fill the role of a Reporter to be a proactive, editorial, and meticulously organized individual.
You will work directly with the Executive News Editor. to execute cross platform news coverage on national and global news.
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 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-interest 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 will have a front-row seat as history unfolds before your eyes.
Bachelor's Degree in Journalism or related field preferred
Social media savvy.
Professional phone manner.
Strong code of ethics.
Strong desire to work in the field and learn journalism from some of the best in the business.