General Reporter
Johannesburg, Gauteng
Posted 08 August 2018 - Closing Date 21 August 2018

Job Details

Job Description

Company Overview is a leading African network of popular digital publishing brands and online services across internet, mobile, applications, job listings and interactive TV. Centered on News24, is dedicated to creating and sustaining uniquely African online and mobile communities. As South Africa's largest digital publishing house, the network welcomes over 6 million local unique browsers monthly. 

Job Summary

Netwerk24 is looking for an excellent general reporter. The reporter must be able to source, investigate and report on stories from a variety of 'beats'. The journalist should have a good understanding of digital journalism, be able to record video and take photos. The successful candidate must be willing to work irregular hours and overtime. 

Responsibilities and Duties

Identify news stories; 
Report the news. This includes breaking news and in-depth articles; 
Maintain a contact network. 

Qualifications and Skills

Ability to work comfortably in a digital, multi-platform environment, with skills in social media, photography and videography; 
Excellent Afrikaans language skills;
Proven experience as a reporter; 
Relevant tertiary qualification;
Valid driver's licence; 
Ability to report in Afrikaans.