25 Aug 2020

Reporter at Ghana News Agency

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Key Duties and Responsibilities

• Generates story ideas and following leads from local and international sources to plan, arrange and conduct interviews and writes stories and features in the public interest
• Works to oral and written instructions and to established procedures
• Covers and reports general news events and breaking news in real time
• Pitches story ideas to editors for follow up
• Reports on assigned beats, such as Law and Order, Peace and Security, Environment and Agriculture, on daily basis
• Does live reports from the field and covering special assignments in the Districts
• May specialize in any area and be designated accordingly
• Contributes to video, online and social media content
• Performs any other tasks assigned by the supervisor

Qualification Required & Experience

• Diploma in Journalism or Mass Communication from an accredited institution with at least 3 years of experience as a Journalist
• Excellent oral and written communications skills in English and understands at least one Ghana Language
• Strong writing skills and ability to convey information in a clear, concise and conversational manner
• Excellent live reporting skills and strong on-camera presentation skills
• Should be able to undertake standup media
• Strong research skills, including the ability to navigate online search engines
• Critical thinker, analytical and problem-solving skills

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Interested and qualified applicants should send their application cover letters stating the position, district and region with a comprehensive curriculum including supporting documents to the:

Director of Administration
Ghana News Agency
P.O.Box 2118
Accra

Important Note:

Applicants must as part of the application submit a Statement of Purpose (Number of words 500 words, font style, Time Roman, Front size and lining spacing should be 1.5), indicating their strength as Journalist and when they should be considered for the role.

Or Send Application to:

[email protected] Indicating position as the subject

Closing Date: 04 September, 2020



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