Multimedia Journalist at Daily Trust

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Multimedia Journalist

  • Job Type: Full Time , Remote
  • Qualification: BA/BSc/HND
  • Experience4 years
  • Location: Lagos
  • Job Field: Media / Advertising / Branding 

Ideal Candidate

  • He / She must have a track record of reporting and writing in English.
  • The ideal candidate should have a vast understanding of Nigeria, its media market, audience, and digital trends

Responsibilities

  • To generate, write, edit and publish compelling and original multimedia content across all our platforms in English or Hausa
  • Cover breaking news and live events in person or in collaboration with reporters on the field
  • Translate content from English to Hausa and vice – versa
  • Contribute in generating ideas and planning for coverage as well as collaborating with other sections within the newsroom to ensure effective use of resources
  • Researching, scripting and packaging stories that appeal to young audience across platforms
  • Reversioning content for English platforms and external partners
  • Sourcing and interviewing potential news sources and high-profile guests
  • Working with reporters to commission and write engaging features and news analysis
  • Monitoring trending topics on social media and writing stories that will appeal to digital audience
  • Working in collaboration with digital editors on any task that may be assigned to you

Qualification and Experience

  • Minimum of a degree in Mass Communication, English, Social Sciences or any relevant subject
  • Minimum of four years experience

Skills and Competencies:

  • Proficiency in English language
  • Understanding of Hausa language is not compulsory but an added advantage
  • Sound editorial judgment
  • Knowledge of social media and creative ways of using it to drive engagement
  • Strong journalism and field reporting experience
  • Ability to work as a team player and respond to tight deadline
  • Familiarity with the Nigerian media landscape
  • Knowledge of any audio, video or photo editing software programme will be a valuable addition

Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to Daily Trust on career.dailytrust.com to apply

Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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