Entertainment Writer at Mighty Media Plus Network Limited

Mighty Media Plus Network Limited (publisher of Qed.ng), a diverse communication company headquartered in Lagos, our mission is to be one of Nigeria’s foremost online providers of information and entertainment.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Entertainment Writer
Location: Lagos

Job Description

  • We are looking for a bright and right-minded entertainment reporter to write for online news medium qed.ng.

Responsibilities

  • Collect, verify and analyse thoroughly newsworthy information
  • Assemble findings into a stable story
  • Write and deliver stories with the reader’s perspective in mind
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest current events in the “beat” by monitoring social media, attending events and conducting interviews
  • Abide by journalism’s ethics and codes.

Requirements

  • Minimum education required: OND
  • Proven working experience as a reporter
  • Computer proficiency (MS Office, WordPress, SEO, digital editing, web search, databases)
  • Excellent communication and active listening skills
  • Integrity and morality
  • Residence around the Anthony/Maryland/Ikeja axis is an advantage.
  • Portfolio of published articles
  • Ability to gather, write and edit news
  • Broad knowledge of headlines

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Application and CV to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

Important Questions
Please answer the following questions:

  • Are you ready to work full-time?
  • Are you willing to work weekends and public holidays?
  • What is your highest educational qualification?
  • Are you able to communicate very well (orally and in writing) in the English language?
  • Why are you interested in this job?
  • Is your knowledge of WordPress and SEO above beginner’s level?
  • What kind of news interest you?
  • Do you have any experience with entertainment reporting?
  • How many stories can you write in a day?
  • Mention two or three things you have done that are relevant to this position.
  • How many years of relevant experience do you have?
  • Can you provide sample of your work (e.g. link to an article or upload an attachment)?
  • What is the best way to contact you?
  • What are your Instagram and Twitter handles?
  • Can you list 10 people you follow on social media?
  • Can you tell us in 100-150 words why you are suitable for this position?
  • When are you available to start?
  • What is your salary expectation?
  • Do you live close to Anthony in Lagos?

 

Application Deadline  31st July, 2021.

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