INVESTIGATIVE EDITOR - THE CITIZEN POSITION DESCRIPTION:
Mwananchi Communications Limited publishers of leading Tanzania newspapers, Mwananchi, The Citizen and Mwanaspoti, are looking for a highly motivated and experienced individual to fill the position of:
Co-ordinate coverage of well investigated/researched news reports for publication in the MCL platforms, ensuring they meet established editorial objectives, journalistic ethics and delivered within set deadlines.
Co-ordinate coverage of well investigated/researched news reports for publication in the MCL platforms, ensuring -they meet established editorial objectives, journalistic ethics and delivered within set deadlines.
Generates story ideas and plans execution with a team of Journalists
Re-writes and background stories generated by other writers in the section
Assesses the political, socio-economic environment to 'determine issues of investigations
Compiles investigative stories/special reports
Maintains regular contact with important and confidential news sources
Writes commentary pieces on topical issues
Qualifications and Experience:
Academic : Basic University Degree
Professional : Diploma in Journalism/Mass communication will be added advantage
Experience : A minimum of 5 years journalistic track record
Interested and suitably qualified individuals should forward their applications enclosing a detailed CV and copies of professional certificates, and a day time telephone contact by 7th October 2016 to;
Human Resources Manager,
Mwananchi Communications Ltd
P. O. Box 19754.
Dar es Salaam.
NB: Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
IF YOU ARE QUALIFIED FOR THIS POSITION
- Please follow the application instructions