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NAFASI ZA KAZI –  Mwananchi Communications Limited, Sports Editor – Mwananchi

Sports Editor – Mwananchi

Mwananchi Communications Limited, publishers of the leading Tanzania newspapers, Mwananchi, The Citizen and Mwanaspoti is looking for motivated and highly experienced individuals to fill the position of:

Sports Editor – Mwananchi (1 Posts)

To manage the day-to-day production of the sports sections of the Mwananchi ensuring conformity with editorial policy guidelines and objectives.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assigning and editing all sports stories in accordance the MCL house-style.
  • Assigns sports reporters, correspondents and photographers to cover sports events
  • Reviews the performance of sports reporters, correspondents and photographers so as to strengthen coverage.
  • Attends the editorial conference and uses feedback to give direction
  • Designs, layout pages and places sports stories for editing
  • Gives editing instructions and supervises sub-editors to ensure that the stories are professionally subbed to the highest quality and standards within set deadlines.
  • Checks the edited copy and pictures to ensure that the editing meets journalistic ethics, editorial objectives, house style and avoids libel
  • And any other duty assigned by his/her supervisor

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

Academic: Basic University Degree
Professional: Diploma in Journalism
Experience: At least 4 years journalistic experience some of which is under a sports desk

MODE OF APPLICATION:

Interested and qualified candidates should apply online via our career portal https://ca- reers.mcl.co.tz before July 15, 2020

NB: Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
MCL is an equal opportunity employer.

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