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We plan on hiring a competent Reporter who could actively participate in the creative cycle of a news story by investigating and writing unbiased, rich ‘scoops’. You will be keeping the public updated by reporting on different events and happenings. You will cover regional, local, national, and international events of interest as per the organization’s audience. We expect you to investigate, observe, interview the leads in addition to writing engaging stories. Your fundamental duty includes collecting factual information, preparing a factual story, create articles and broadcast that vital information to the public.

If you feel that you are capable of carrying out this challenging role excellently, we would like to meet you. Do not forget to share your portfolio with us when you send in your application.


  • Collect, analyze, and verify newsworthy information

  • Assemble the findings into an authentic story

  • Write and also deliver news by keeping the reader’s perspective in mind

  • Investigate news or receive assignments. Make sure you check the authenticity of the news before you broadcast or publish it

  • Abide by journalism’s codes and ethics

  • Get in touch, interview and research their news sources

  • Maintain audio recordings and notes

  • Coordinate with producers, chief editor, fellow reporters regarding your assignments

  • Stay updated on the latest events in the ‘beat’ by attending events and studying papers etc.


  • BS degree in Mass Communications or Journalism

  • Proven work experience as a Reporter

  • Portfolio of newscasts and published articles

  • Ability to write, gather and edit news

  • Computer proficiency

  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills

  • Morality and integrity

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