Megalectrics Ltd (Operators of Classic FM 97.3 & The Beat 99.9FM) is a respected, 100% indigenous business with its main office in Lagos. In July 2001, the business registered with the Corporate Affairs Commission. Megalectrics has been a consistent player in the broadcasting and telecommunications sector, completing numerous iconic projects that have made our rivals envious. Our distinctive and proprietary project management methodology ensures that we will always be clients’ first choice for broadcasting and telecommunication projects.
Title: News Correspondent/Reporter
About the job
- Responsible for researching and developing news content for the stations. The general nature of this position involves news gathering, reporting, and editing.
- Gather and analyze information about newsworthy events
- Evaluate news leads and news tips to develop story ideas
- Edit and/or assist in editing and proofreading
- Report and write news stories for publication or broadcast, describing the background and details of events.
- Arrange interviews with people who can provide information about a particular story.
- Review copy and correct errors in content, grammar, and punctuation, following prescribed editorial style and formatting guidelines.
- Review and evaluate notes taken about event aspects in order to isolate pertinent facts and details.
- Determine a story’s emphasis, length, and format, and organize material accordingly.
- Research and analyze background information related to stories in order to be able to provide complete and accurate information.
- Degree in journalism, communication, or related field
- Minimum 5 years’ of professional experience in journalism with increasing levels of responsibility
- Excellent communication, leadership, interpersonal and organizational skills
- Outstanding ability to write and copy edit all digital content
- To have a broad understanding of current global news trends and issues
- Excellent editorial judgment of global issues
Deadline: Not Stated
How to Apply: Interested candidates should Click Here to apply online.