Business Writer
Johannesburg, Gauteng
Posted 09 April 2019 - Closing Date 26 April 2019

Job Details

Job Description


Motivated business journalists who have a vision for one of the country’s most important business publications and who are eager to face new challenges are invited to apply for the above-mentioned position.

 The incumbent will be responsible for the following:

  • Authoritative reporting on business, financial and economic affairs
  • Giving editorial input for main body.
  • Develop and maintain a network of contacts
  • Stay abreast of small business trends
  • Write analytical articles/columns about business issues


Applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • At least 2 years experience as a business journalist
  • Proven writing ability
  • Keen news sense
  • Substantial knowledge of the business world and the economy
  • Stature within the business community
  • A relevant tertiary qualification
  • Ability to work independently and be self-motivated
  • Be in possession of a valid driver’s licence
  • Preference will be given to those who have had some experience in financial/business journalism.


In exchange for the successful candidate’s services the company offers a competitive remuneration package, membership of the retirement and medical aid funds should the candidate qualify.


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


CLOSING DATE: 26 April 2019

(Please note that if you have not heard from us within 2 weeks, you should regard your application as unsuccessful).