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Vacancies: Naija News Is Hiring A Business/Sports Reporter [Apply Here]

There is an opportunity to fill the position of an experienced business and sports content creator/writer at Naija News.

Business Content Creator/Writer Requirements:

You must have knowledge of the Nigerian financial industry.

You must be able to create well-informed content that is focused on entrepreneurship, business law, consulting, finance, etc.

You must be committed to quality, original business content.

Sports Content Creator/Writer Requirements:

You must be able to generate your own news stories and write strong/attractive deadlines

You must be able to use social media for generating story ideas and generating traffic for Naija News.

You must be able to build and maintain relationships with key contacts in sports and media to generate a steady flow of stories.

You must be able to interview key persons (witnesses, sources etc.) as well as cover events.

You must have an urge for investigative stories and breaking news to keep this platform above its peers.

You must have a very strong knowledge of football, boxing, F1, UFC, tennis, golf, rugby and cricket, basketball, athletics, etc.

Skills:

  • Writing
  • Communication
  • Analytical
  • Creative
  • Editing
  • Critical Thinking
  • Time Management
  • Monitoring of Stories and News
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Strong desire to work in the field, learn and contribute to journalism
  • Vast Knowledge of social media

Educational Qualification:

BSc/HND in Journalism or any related discipline. At least 2 years experience of news reporting with a recognized news medium, preferably an online news publisher.

How do I apply? 

To apply for this role, please send a cover letter, resume and 3-5 samples of your work to [email protected]

All applicants must have access to a computer, internet, and be able to work remotely.

Only qualified candidates will be shortlisted and invited for an interview.

All applications must be submitted on or before July 30, 2021.