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  • Posted: Apr 2, 2024
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    Media24 is South Africa’s leading publisher with interests in digital media and services, newspapers, magazines, ecommerce, book publishing, print and distribution. It is part of Naspers, a multinational group of media and ecommerce platforms. Strategy Our purpose: Building communities through content, technology and commerce. What we do: We create exp...
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    Production Journalist (PM Shift)

    Minimum Requirements:

    • A relevant tertiary qualification.
    • At least 3-5 years of experience in the journalism industry.
    • Experience in online environment.
    • Proven experience as a reporter, sub-editor or content producer/production journalist.

    Skills & Competencies:

    • Excellent writing, rewriting and sub-editing skills.
    • Has an excellent eye for visuals.
    • Knowledge of photo editing, basic graphics would be advantageous.
    • A good understanding of local and international news, and a passion for breaking news, with an ability to identify content that resonates with local audiences.
    • Versatile, flexible and adaptable to change.
    • Perform under pressure, with short turn-around times.
    • Excellent attention to detail.
    • Knowledge of a CMS.

    Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Produce online-ready content with the appropriate collateral to enrich copy.
    • Copy-tasting relevant local and international content.
    • Edit content to ensure it’s in line with the style of the publication.
    • Help with the moderation of comments.
    • Ability to quickly compile breaking news and/or aggregations where needed.
    • Manage the flow of content from various sections and sites to the main News24 site when the site editor is unavailable.
    • Run live blogs.
    • Send out newsletters where required.
    • Willingness to work irregular hours – and independently - over weekends and public holidays.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Media24 (Pty) Ltd on to apply

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