Journalist

JOURNALIST VACANCY

Randfontein, JHB West

Do you consider yourself a news hound?

Someone who always knows what`s going on in your community?

Are you staying on top of current affairs and do you like to find the story behind the story?

If so, then listen up; we want you on our team!

The Randfontein Herald is looking for a journalist to join their winning team.

The job entails:

•Writing articles on a daily basis for the web and newspaper following a prescribed style

•Networking across all relevant social media platforms

•Covering live events

•Taking photos

Requirements:

•Fluency in English and Afrikaans

•Excellent writing skills in English and Afrikaans: grammar, spelling, punctuation and sentence structure

•Ability to meet non-negotiable deadlines

•Ability to do research on the internet

•Attention to detail

•Adherence to in- house editorial style

•Own transport and valid driver`s licence (non- negotiable)

•Must be prepared to work irregular hours including weekends and evenings

•Good time management, planning and organisational skills

A degree or diploma in journalism with at least one year`s experience in a news room will also give you a huge advantage.

Candidates who are invited to an interview will be required to write a language proficiency test.

Are you interested?

Email a short CV to clintonb@caxton.co.za. Closing date 20 July 2022. Caxton Local Media is an equal opportunity company

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