News Editor Job at Teclab Management Services Limited

Job Title: News Editor
Company: Teclab Management Services Limited
Job Type: Full Time
Qualification: BA/BSc/HND  
Experience: 3 years
Location: Abuja, Lagos, Nigeria
Job Field: Media / Advertising / Branding
Teclab Management Services Limited – Our client, in different sector, seeks qualified candidates to fill the following vacant position.
Role Target: – May be required to write and edit their stories based on reports from correspondents or reporters , they are sometimes responsible for assigning stories to reporters, and send teams of reporters, camera operators and other support staff on location to film breaking news as necessary
Role Expectations:
The successful candidate’s specific functions include: – Stay atop daily local and national news via multiple sources. – Prepare, rewrite and edit copy to improve readability, or supervise others who do this work. Edit all scripts for accuracy, timeliness and proper usage. – Read copy or proof to detect and correct errors in spelling, punctuation, and syntax. – Verify facts, dates, and statistics, using standard reference sources. – Conduct on-line research. – Develop story or content ideas, considering reader or audience appeal – Monitor news-gathering operations to ensure utilization of all news sources, such as press releases, telephone contacts, radio, television, wire services, and other reporters. – Read material to determine index items and arrange them alphabetically or topically, indicating page or chapter location.
Personal Skills: – Must be creative. – Must have excellent memory for details, be able to meet frequent absolute deadlines under stressful conditions, and deal effectively with multiple tasks simultaneously. – Reading Comprehension – Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents. – Writing – Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience. – Active Listening – Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times. – Critical Thinking – Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems. – Time Management – Managing one’s own time and the time of others. – Judgment and Decision Making – Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one. – Active Learning – Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making. – Coordination – Adjusting actions in relation to others’ actions. – Speaking – Talking to others to convey information effectively. – Monitoring – Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action. – Social Perceptiveness – Being aware of others’ reactions and understanding why they react as they do. – have strong IT skills, including word processing and data handling – and, ideally, audio editing and image manipulation software – Have knowledge of the radio market, different station and programme styles, and audience demographics.
Qualification: – A Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication or other related fields.
Experience: – Relevant 3 to 5years experience in a similar role

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