Deputy News Editor


Company Confidential
Industry Media/Communi...
Category Communication...
Location North Ridge-A...
Job Status Full-time
Salary Confidential
Education BA / MA
Experience 15 years
Job Expires Jul 01, 2024
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Job Description

  1. On-Air Presentation: Regularly report on air, describing events and issues of significance, and providing in-depth analysis to enhance the understanding of listeners, and also presenting news bulletins.
  2. Competitive Edge: Recognise news issues of significance and take immediate and efective action to ensure appropriate level or coverage and reportage.
  3. Editing: Ensure that all materials including reports and audio clips are edited to meet professional quality standards before broadcast
  4. Accuracy and Timeliness: Ensure Accuracy of stories by double-checking facts and timely broadcast of reports.
  5. Interviewing: Prepare interview questions and conducting live and pre-recorded interviews.
  6. Production: Be part of the news production team

Required Skills or Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in media studies, broadcasting or a related field.
  • A master's degree is preferred
  • Journalist with at least fifteen (15) years' experience in breaking exclusive news stories.
  • Strong news sense and interest in the media sector.
  • Some experience in investigative journalism and/or writing long-form analysis pieces
  • Well organized and able to work to tight deadlines.
  • Excellent communication and decision-making skill.
  • Proven writing ablity.
  • Evidence of successfully managing people would be an advantage
  • Proven experience in television content management, acquisition and programming
  • Strong understanding of the television industry, including market trends and competitive landscape

Key Skills and behaviours: Special Training or Competence:

  • Good Communication Skills-oral and written
  • Negotiation and Influencing skills
  • Integrity
  • Attention to detail
  • Team working
  • Ability to work under pressure

How To Apply

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