Production Journalist (PM Shift) needed at Media24 Ltd

Job title : Production Journalist (PM Shift)

Job Location : Western Cape, Cape Town

Deadline : May 02, 2024

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Minimum Requirements:

  • A relevant tertiary qualification.
  • At least 3-5 years of experience in the journalism industry.
  • Experience in online environment.
  • Proven experience as a reporter, sub-editor or content producer/production journalist.

Skills & Competencies:

  • Excellent writing, rewriting and sub-editing skills.
  • Has an excellent eye for visuals.
  • Knowledge of photo editing, basic graphics would be advantageous.
  • A good understanding of local and international news, and a passion for breaking news, with an ability to identify content that resonates with local audiences.
  • Versatile, flexible and adaptable to change.
  • Perform under pressure, with short turn-around times.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Knowledge of a CMS.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Produce online-ready content with the appropriate collateral to enrich copy.
  • Copy-tasting relevant local and international content.
  • Edit content to ensure it’s in line with the style of the publication.
  • Help with the moderation of comments.
  • Ability to quickly compile breaking news and/or aggregations where needed.
  • Manage the flow of content from various sections and sites to the main News24 site when the site editor is unavailable.
  • Run live blogs.
  • Send out newsletters where required.
  • Willingness to work irregular hours – and independently – over weekends and public holidays.

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