Staff Writer job description
Staff Writer responsibilities include:
Performing research on different topics Analyzing and interpreting findings by breaking down data Uncovering newsworthy stories
We are looking for an enthusiastic staff writer to join our editorial team. You will work closely with the editor-in-chief, reporters and freelancers.
As a staff writer, you should be able to perform thorough research on various topics and have a keen eye for detail.
Ultimately, you should be able to deliver good quality content like news posts, reviews and features. Responsibilities
Perform research on different topics Analyze and interpret findings by breaking down data Uncover newsworthy stories Interview key people (witnesses, sources etc.) Write content with readers needs in mind Ensure your pieces are accurate and objective Establish contacts and sources to use in future research Maintain notes in written or electronic form Contribute to content idea generation for publication Stay up-to-date with local, national and international affairs
Proven work experience as a staff writer or reporter Demonstrable portfolio of published articles Computer proficiency (MS Office, digital editing, web search and databases) Excellent writing skills in English Ability to follow strict deadlines and fact-check information Good observation skills Broad knowledge of headlines BSc degree in journalism, communications or relevant field