Career Internship Business Journalist
Business Journalist
Description

We are looking for an enthusiastic Journalist to contribute in the publication of timely and accurate news. The successful candidate will be a skilled writer with a passion for the job capable of both informing and entertaining our readers.

Responsibilities

 

Conduct research to uncover interesting and significant news

Gather, corroborate and interpret data

Interview key persons (witnesses, sources etc.) to obtain more information

Use findings to construct a well-written article

Retain awareness of the readers’ point of view

Obtain first-hand information by being present in happenings

Receive assignments or investigate news leads/tips

Comply with the moral code of the profession

Maintain notes and audio recordings

Partner with other journalists, editors, producers etc

Establish contacts and sources for use in future research

Keep abreast on developments by studying papers, attending events etc.

 

Requirements

 

Available for min. 3 months of internship period

Proven working experience as a journalist or reporter

Portfolio of published articles or newscasts

Ability to follow strict deadlines and fast-check information

Excellent communication and networking skills along with an aptitude in extracting information

Good observation and deduction skills

Integrity and morality

BSc degree in journalism or relevant field

 

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