Senior Political Writer at Daily Post Nigeria

Daily Post Nigeria (dailypost.ng), a premium leading newspaper, is looking to employ an experienced political writer to fill the position below:

Job Title: Senior Political Writer

Description

  • The ideal applicant should have cognate experience covering national news, with bias for politics.
  • He/she should have impressive and current database of contacts within political and national circles.

Requirements

  • Have at least five years' experience in the traditional media.
  • Possess a Bachelor's Degree in Journalism or Mass Communications.
  • Have minimum of one year of online journalism experience.
  • Be knowledgeable in libel laws and ethical foundations of journalism.
  • Be proficient in current and emerging news-gathering method.
  • Possess interest in local, national and world news with the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Be comfortable speaking with politicians, government workers, business owners and citizens.
  • Must be able to take direction from the editor and creatively find unique angle to stories.
  • Possess the ability to work in a flexible schedule including nights, weekends and holidays.
  • Successful applicant is expected to work from our Abuja head office.

Location: Nigeria

Closing Date
31st January, 2017.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send a cover letter, resume and 3-5 samples of your work to: jobs@dailypost.ng


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