Looking for an experienced and highly motivated News Editor to drive the coverage of news for the print and digital platforms. The candidate must have significant experience in the news industry with exceptional editing skills and ability to lead a diverse team of multi-media reporters. The successful candidate should have exceptional organizational skills, as well as being able to think on their feet and motivate staff in a challenging editorial environment.
MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES / OUTCOMES
QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS
Skills, Attributes and Attidudes:
· Excellent news gathering, research, writing and editing skills
· Above average command of the English language
· A demonstrated knowledge of issues affecting municipality, the Eastern Cape and SA at large
· Knowledge of current affairs
· Ability to led by example, show innovation and meet deadlines with a quick turnaround
· A commitment to high quality journalism
· Ability to network
· Be prepared to work irregular hours
· Groom and nurture junior journalists
· A receptiveness to feedback and openness to change
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