Political Reporter – News24

Media24

Job Description
To cover breaking news political stories for News24’s digital platforms. The political reporter is well-versed in the political dynamics of South Africa and will set the agenda with his/her reportage and analysis of the political landscape.

Minimum Requirements

– At least 3 years’ experience of working as a political journalist in South Africa;
– A relevant tertiary qualification;
– A portfolio of excellent political coverage;
– Solid experience of digital platforms and passion for working in an online environment.

Skills & Competencies

The ideal candidate has an excellent knowledge and understanding of the South African political landscape and a proven network of sources. The successful candidate has proven that he/she can report on and analyse political events at high speed and has a passion for telling stories on digital platforms.

Duties & Responsibilities

– Initiate and generate exclusive political stories for News24 on a weekly basis;
– Cover political parties and government events on a daily basis;
– Provide comment and analysis for News24’s various digital platforms.

Given the employment equity policy of Media24, preference will be given to suitable candidates from the designated groups.



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