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Nature of Employment: Full and part time/freelance.

General Requirements:

  • Five years’ experience in a leading newspaper or magazine.
  • Higher National Diploma or First Degree certification.
  • Demonstrable evidence of work done to support documentary evidence.
  • Impeccable writing, reporting and editing skills.

Specific Requirements: Vacancy is open only to reporters with experience in the following beats:

  • Gadgets, Handheld devices, Electronics, Computers and related devices.
  • Tourism & Aviation.
  • Business & Economy.
  • Lifestyles.
  • Politics.

 Job Description:

  1. To regularly source for, analyse, research and report news events of general interests from any part of the country.
  2. To report news and current affairs development in a timeously and in a manner consistent with editorial standards and requirements.
  3. To periodically initiative, research and write news features and articles about a given industry or subject matter of interest.
  4. To develop and maintain head shots of prominent news sources and news makers.
  5. To identify, source for and maintain cordial relations with news sources with the intent to generate, analyse or confirm news developments at regular intervals.
  6. To gather, evaluate or analyse news hints, tips, or leads in order to develop story ideas and stories.
  7. To maintain cooperative relations with major news agencies for the purpose of getting news leads and background to news developments.
  8. To arrange news materials, determine news slant and write news stories in line with the editorial policy of the news organisation.
  9. To liaise with spokespersons and lead contact persons of government organisations (MDA’s) and private sector organisations for information and news developments.

Method of Application: Interested candidates should send their CVs and a cover letter indicating the position applied for to Rovingnaija@gmail.com  

NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Closing date: 28/01/2019



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Olusegun Fayose

Olusegun Sunday Fayose, founder of RovingNaija.com is a Marketing Communication executive with experience in Corporate Communication, Public Relations, Branding and Advertising. He is also a seasoned media professional with roots in print, broadcast and online journalism. Segun, who last managed the Group Corporate Communication function of MultiChoice Nigeria, is upbeat that through responsible, fair, accurate and courageous reporting; and the support of readers, followers and patrons, Nigeria takes a step closer to a regime of accountability, fairness and equity in governance.

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