Reporter job description

Reporter responsibilities include:

Collecting, verifying and analyzing thoroughly newsworthy information
Assembling findings into a stable story
Writing and delivering news stories with the reader’s perspective in mind

Job brief

We are looking for a passionate Reporter to participate in the creative cycle of a news story by investigating and writing rich and unbiased “scoops”. Responsibilities

Collect, verify and analyze thoroughly newsworthy information
Assemble findings into a stable story
Write and deliver news stories with the reader’s perspective in mind
Publish or broadcast news stories
Receive assignments or investigate news leads/tips
Abide by journalism’s ethics and codes
Contact, interview and research sources
Maintain notes and audio recordings
Cooperate with reporters, chief editor, producers etc
Stay up-to-date with the latest current events in the “beat” by studying papers, attending events etc.


Proven working experience as a Reporter
Portfolio of published articles or newscasts
Ability to gather, write and edit news
Broad knowledge of headlines
Computer proficiency (MS Office, digital editing, web search, databases)
Excellent communication, lobbying and active listening skills
Integrity and morality
BS degree in journalism or mass communications