Big Media is looking for a journalist to research and write news and feature articles on a variety of topics from economics to tourism. Candidates should have journalistic experience with a bend towards research.

Should have the relevant tertiary qualifications preferably in a diploma/degree in Journalism, English or Communications.

At least 3-5 years working experience as a journalist. Excellent writing skills are a must, as is accuracy and attention to detail.

They will be required to perform amongst other duties the following:

  • Follow up on leads supplied by the editor
  • Generate new leads and develop a set of contacts
  • Write news and feature articles

  • Comfortable working in a collaborative, competitive, fast-paced environment

  • Attention to detail and the ability to meet deadlines

  • Take photographs to accompany articles and source appropriate photographs were necessary
  • Attend functions during and after hours

Applicants must attach three examples of written work with their CVs and send them to sallyann@bigmedia.co.za

For more information about Big Media go to www.bigmedia.co.za