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Breaking News Correspondent, Sub-Saharan Africa (fixed-term) needed at Thomson Reuters

Job title : Breaking News Correspondent, Sub-Saharan Africa (fixed-term)

Job Location : Gauteng,

Deadline : April 06, 2024

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As an Africa Breaking News Correspondent, you will:

  • Monitor a range of sources for key economic, corporate and general news developments
  • Use social media to identify and report stories on news, trends and viral moments in Nigeria and the rest of Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Write fast and accurate headlines and stories under time pressure, across a range of topics
  • Work with colleagues across the continent and across multiple areas of coverage

To be our Africa Breaking News Correspondent, you will lively:

  • Have strong news judgement across the file
  • Be able to filter quickly through complex information to identify and explain key news elements
  • Have an understanding of how global markets work and be familiar with Nigeria’s oil sector, financial markets and political affairs
  • Be fluent in English, with strong English writing skills. Knowledge of Nigerian languages, French or Portuguese would be a plus
  • Be a fast learner and team player
  • Have strong communications skills and an ability to work calmly under pressure
  • Have at least three years’ experience working in a news organization

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