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EWN Anchor

Location:Johannesburg, Sandown, Sandton
Own transport required:Yes
Travel requirement:Occasional
Job policy:Employment Equity position
Reference:#EWN Anchor
Company:Primedia Recruiter

Key purpose of the role

To plan, write, compile, and deliver news bulletins in keeping with EWN brand print.

Key outputs/accountability
  • Identify lead stories.
  • Write up stories.
  • Subbing news stories.
  • Compile news bulletins.
  • Record and edit audio.
  • Ensure quality scripts and audio.
  • Read news bulletin.
  • Conduct live crossings with reporters.
  • Work directly with the online team.
  • Meet tight deadlines.
  • Report on local and national news events.
  • Develop and maintain contacts.
  • Supervise news vehicles effectively.
Educational qualifications
  • Diploma/degree in journalism or relevant work experience.
  • Valid driver’s licence.
Required knowledge and experience
  • Minimum of three years’ experience.
  • Needs to have covered a wide range of stories.
  • Requires an excellent network of contacts.
  • Must be well respected as a journalist.
  • Passionate about news and setting the news agenda in the industry.
  • Knowledgeable in current affairs - local, national, international news.
  • Good political contacts - constantly updated on news, newspapers, radio news, internet, TV news.
Required skills
  • Excellent reading and writing skills in English.
  • Excellent radio voice.
  • Excellent interviewing skills.
  • Ability to meet half-hourly deadlines.
  • Knowledge of digital editing.
  • Keen "news sense".
  • Self-starter, able to deliver under minimal supervision.
  • Willingness to learn all aspects of EWN – from anchoring to reporting to online.
  • Ability to work on social networking sites and contribute to
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Willingness to work long hours and go the extra mile.
  • Ability to be a team player.
  • Passionate about the media industry – and radio news in particular.
  • Proactive.
  • Strong work ethic.
  • Collaborative.
Suitable candidates will be selected in accordance with Primedia Broadcasting’s Employment Equity Policy. Correspondence will only be conducted with short listed candidates. Should you not hear from us within two weeks of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Send your detailed CV to az.oc.aidemirp@sreeracgnitsacdaorb with the Subject Line “JHB EWN Anchor. The closing date for applications is 29 February 2024

Posted on 27 Feb 11:27, Closing date 26 Apr

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