Lifestyle Reporter

Full Time1 week ago
Employment Information
Responsibilities

Collect, verify, fact-check and analyze newsworthy information thoroughly
Create and deliver news stories (article, video and/or social posts) with the audience’s perspective in mind
Receive assignments or investigate news leads/tips
Contact, interview and research sources
Maintain notes and audio/video recordings
Abide by journalism’s ethics and codes
Cooperate with reporters, video editors, social media managers, chief editor, producers etc
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
Attend press conferences, events, and file report in a timely manner.
Assist and guide the content team with developing story ideas and stories.
Develop and publish weekly reviews, opinion pieces, reports and story ideas.
Edit and/or assist in editing and proofreading reporter and senior reporter’s stories.
Read copy or proof to detect and correct errors in spelling, punctuation, etc.

Requirements

Skills that would make a candidate successful in this role

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