News is hiring Lifestyle, Entertainment writers (Apply)

job vacancy

Kemi Filani News looking for writers responsible for researching, monitoring, writing and reporting news stories.

The Role

The Lifestyle writers  & Entertainment writers 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Collect, verify, fact-check and analyse newsworthy information thoroughly.
  • Create and deliver news stories (article, video and social posts) with the audience’s perspective in mind.
  • Receive assignments or investigate news leads/tips.
  • Contact, interview and research sources.
  • Abide by journalism’s ethics and codes.
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest current events by properly monitoring news, attending events and building contacts and sources for future stories.
  • Attend press conferences events and file reports promptly.
  • Read copy or proof to detect and correct errors in spelling, punctuation, etc.

Skills that would make a candidate successful in this role

  • Experience with content marketing and various content formats such as articles, social and video and a proven ability to drive readership.
  • Excellent communication and news story-telling skills.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to plan, organise and prioritise in a fast-paced environment.
  • A lot of energy, passion and enthusiasm Remuneration Remuneration is competitive.
  • Access to the internet 24/7 a good laptop in perfect working condition are required as you will be working from home.
  • Possess a Bachelors degree in Journalism or Mass Communications most well-liked.
  • Have minimal to 1 year of online journalism expertise.
  • Be proficient in the present and rising news-gathering techniques.
  • Possess data of and curiosity in Entertainment, native, nationwide and world information with the flexibility to work beneath strain and meet deadlines.
  • You also MUST have written for a news blog/website before now have sound knowledge of WordPress & SEO.
  • You must be naturally creative at writing. 
  • Possess the flexibility to work in a versatile schedule with nights, weekends and holidays.

Please ensure you meet these conditions above, then send a mail  to [email protected]

The mail should contain a cover letter of about three paragraphs detailing why we should hire you.

Mail should also have:

your social media handles, Curriculum vitae and links to entertainment stories written by you for the platform you currently work with or have worked for.

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