Vacancy Details Employer : City Press Media24 Newspapers has a vacancy for a GENERAL REPORTER at City Press. The reporter must initiate investigations and features on his / her own and in conjunction with other reporters in the newsroom.
The successful candidate should be able to work across a variety of subjects, including governance, health, education, business and politics.
He / she should also have a wide array of contacts across these key areas and a drive to consistently produce hard-hitting exposes and features, which dominate the national conversation.
Key performance areasGather, write and present news reports.Conduct ongoing research and news events.Build up a network of contacts at local and national level.
Liaise with colleagues, the Assistant Editor : News, news editor and graphic artists about news features and the best use of information.
Proven experience and ability to write features, hard news, analytical journalism and revelatory reportsComputer skillsValid driver's licenceSkillsThe ability to withstand pressure from officials, politicians and large private companies.
Good grasp of SA politics, private sector and the functioning of civil society.Good grasp of journalism and the newspaper business.
The ability to focus, prioritise and think strategically.Above-average ability to obtain and analyse information, to have insight into its core and to present IT as a stimulating, cohesive report.
The ability to co-operate with graphic artists and page layout staff to present reports in a visually attractive and understandable way.
A good instinct for news, for law and justice, for ethical conduct and good judgement.In exchange for the successful candidate's services the company offers a competitive salary, membership of the medical and retirement funds for persons qualifying.