Posted on :
1 Sep, 2017
1 Sep, 2017
Our client is the leading integrated media company that provides affordable, relevant, and innovative media products. To achieve its objective of being the most loved media brand in Africa and beyond, our client seeks to fill it’s Business News Editor position with a highly motivated, creative, and result oriented individual who would achieve results through strategic leadership.
Job Title: BUSINESS NEWS EDITOR
Reporting to the Head of News, the job holder will ensure that the Company is the number one brand for breaking business news and exclusive stories.
To lead the company’s business journalism across the subsidiaries. To report with authority, accuracy and speed on the full range of business stories.
Identify important upcoming stories and advise on coverage.
Translate complex ideas into engaging and relevant broadcast and written material.
Broadcast live on both TV and radio
Develop a strong digital profile including a regular and influential blog and/or podcast.
Be a primary point of contact for key figures in government, business, academia, and institutions
Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Economics or Finance and any other relevant social science qualification.
A minimum of 10 years’ experience as a broadcast/digital journalist, news anchor or in similar role, at least three (3) of which should be in senior editorial managerial capacity
Alternatively, 10 years’ experience in any PR role or corporate communication role