Copy Sub Editor Daily Sun
Media24
Johannesburg, Gauteng
Permanent
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Posted 14 January 2020 - Closing Date 21 January 2020

Job Details

Job Description

Daily Sun has a vacancy for a copy subeditor in its production office in Auckland Park.

 

Duties

  • Editing news, features and adhering to strict deadlines;
  • Caption and headline writing;
  • Working as part of a team to ensure Daily Sun’s editorial quality.

 

 Competencies

  • The ability to write punchy and accurate tabloid headlines;
  • Advanced computer literacy;
  • Well developed English language skills;
  • Good knowledge of newspaper production;
  • Thorough knowledge of current affairs and sport.

 

 

The successful candidate has to meet the following criteria:

  • At least three years’ experience in copy subbing;
  • A healthy interest in sport
  • Skilled at writing headlines and captions;
  • Other applicable experience in journalism;
  • Ability to work independently and meet daily deadlines;
  • A valid code 8 driver’s licence;
  • A diploma or degree in journalism or related field will strengthen the application.

 

In exchange for the successful candidate's services, the company offers a competitive salary, membership of the medical and retirement funds for persons qualifying.