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  • Posted: Aug 3, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
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  • Pulse is Kenya's leading innovative media company, informing and engaging Kenya's young audience - and providing expansive media reach and creative marketing solutions to our partners
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    Writer/Editor

    Duties and responsibilities

    1. Collect, verify, fact-check and analyze newsworthy information thoroughly.
    2. Create and deliver news stories (articles, videos and/or social posts) with the audience’s perspective in mind.
    3. Contact, interview and research sources.
    4. Abide by Journalism’s ethics and codes.
    5. Collaborate with reporters, video editors, social media managers, chief editor, producers etc.
    6. Stay up-to-date with the latest current events by properly monitoring news, attending events and building contacts and sources for use in future stories.
    7. Assist and guide the content team with developing story ideas and stories.
    8. Ensuring timely processing of news material;
    9. Coordinating coverage of current affairs on a day-to-day basis;
    10. Rewriting articles and developing content ideas as per the target audience of the website;
    11. Meeting editorial standards of the new Pulselive website
    12. Verifying facts and accuracy of all news reports before they are published;
    13. Re-writing and editing copy to ensure it is readable and appeals to the target audience;
    14. Ensuring articles have catchy headlines and appropriate photos or illustrations;
    15. Checking content for plagiarism and authenticity

    Skills that would make a candidate successful in this role

    1. Experience with content marketing and various content formats such as articles, social and video and an ability to drive readership.
    2. Excellent communication and story-telling skills.
    3. Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
    4. Ability to plan, organize and prioritize in a fast-paced environment.
    5. A lot of energy, passion and enthusiasm

     

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Pulse on pulse.africa to apply

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