Investigative Editor - The Citizen

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INVESTIGATIVE EDITOR - THE CITIZEN POSITION DESCRIPTION:

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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:

Job Purpose:
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.

Main Responsibilities

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.
Main Responsibilities:
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
APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

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.



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