Reporter- Queenstown Express
Media24
Queenstown, Eastern Cape
Permanent
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Posted 10 January 2020 - Closing Date 20 January 2020

Job Details

Job Description

Queenstown Express, which is part of the Media24 group, currently has an exciting career opportunity for a news reporter. The successful candidate will be based at our Queenstown offices but would be required to travel to Port Elizabeth as and when needed for journalistic fieldwork.

 

Key responsibilities:

  • Produce well-written, factually correct and balanced news reports for print and online
  • Maintain a network of contacts to source stories from
  • Adhere to deadlines and style of the newspaper
  • Perform duties assigned by news editor and editor

 

Requirements:

  • Relevant degree/diploma in Journalism
  • At least one year's experience as a reporter at a newspaper
  • Proven news gathering and writing skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure and adhere to deadlines
  • Willingness to travel and work irregular hours
  • Valid Code 08 driver’s licence (Non-negotiable)

 

Given the employment equity policy of Media24, preference will be given to suitable candidates from the designated groups