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Title:

Digital News Editor

Max Salary: RNegotiable
Decription: An exciting opportunity for a go-getter with an excellent sense for news exists as a Digital News Editor in our clients’ Editorial department.

The ideal candidate will have the opportunity to be at the forefront of daily digital news gathering and production in South Africa.

This is a dynamic position which needs someone with a passion for breaking news.


Knowledge/Experience
• An appropriate bachelor’s or higher degree in Journalism or appropriate work experience.
• Minimum 8 years’ experience in mainstream journalism, with a proven track record in hard news gathering and digital newsroom experience.
• Suitable experience managing a news desk / team of reporters
• Good talent for writing and copy tasting abilities
• Advanced awareness of the media law and current trends

Other requirements:
• Matric/Grade 12 qualification or SAQA Accredited Equivalent
• Valid driver’s licence
• Own reliable vehicle
• Ability to work irregular hours
• Solid references
• No criminal record

If you are driven and passionate about journalism and the news, if you are not afraid of hard work and long hours then email your CV in today.
Kindly note only short listed candidates will be contacted.
 
General Requirements: Knowledge/Experience
• An appropriate bachelor’s or higher degree in Journalism or appropriate work experience.
• Minimum 8 years’ experience in mainstream journalism, with a proven track record in hard news gathering and digital newsroom experience.
• Suitable experience managing a news desk / team of reporters
• Good talent for writing and copy tasting abilities
• Advanced awareness of the media law and current trends

Skills
• Good news gathering skills
• Excellent communication skills
• Good computer skills
• Excellent people management skills
• Excellent organisational skills
• Good administrative skills

Attitude
• Ability to work under pressure
• News awareness
• Self-motivated
• Deadline driven
• Team player
Location Johannesburg    
Consultant: Morag Wallace Share This Job