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  • Posted: Aug 25, 2020
    Deadline: Not specified
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    The Ghana News Agency is the official news agency of the country of Ghana. It was founded in 1957 by Kwame Nkrumah as part of a "network of coercive and partisan institutions," in a concerted effort to present a more favorable view of the country to the outside world and to control the flow of information nationally.
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    Senior Reporter

    • Generates story ideas and following leads from local and international sources to plan, arrange and conduct interviews and writes stories and features in the public interest
    •  Works to oral and written instructions and to established procedures
    •  Covers and reports general news events and breaking news in real time pitches story ideas to editors for follow up
    •  Reports on assigned beats, such as Law and Order, Peace and Security, Environment and Agricultures to video, online and social media content
    •  Performs any other tasks assigned by the supervisor

    Qualification Required & Experience

    •  Bachelor’s Degree in Journalist or Communications with at least 5 years working experience as a Journalist
    •  Must be a member of a professional association such as the Ghana Journalists Association
    •  Excellent oral and written communications skills in English and understand at least one Ghanaian language
    •  Good understanding of current affairs and capacity to analyze political, economic and social issues
    •  Passion for process-centred stories
    •  Strong knowledge of media ethics and law
    •  Great interpersonal skills
    •  Critical thinker, team player and problem-solving skills
    •  Must have presence on social media
    •  Should be able to undertake standup interviews
    •  Experience audio and/or video production

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified applicants should send their application cover letters stating the position, district and region with a comprehensive curriculum including supporting documents to the:

    Director of Administration
    Ghana News Agency
    P.O.Box 2118

    Important Note:

    Applicants must as part of the application submit a Statement of Purpose (Number of words 500 words, font style, Time Roman, Front size and lining spacing should be 1.5), indicating their strength as Journalist and when they should be considered for the role.

    Or Send Application to:

    [email protected] Indicating position as the subject

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