Mwananchi Communications Limited Jobs, Sports Editor Vacancy

Mwananchi Communications Limited, publishers of the leading Tanzania newspapers, Mwananchi, The Citizen and Mwanaspoti is looking for motivated and highly experienced individuals to fill the position of:

Sports Editor – Mwananchi (1 Posts)

To manage the day-to-day production of the sports sections of the Mwananchi ensuring conformity with editorial policy guidelines and objectives.

    Assigning and editing all sports stories in accordance the MCL house-style.
    Assigns sports reporters, correspondents and photographers to cover sports events
    Reviews the performance of sports reporters, correspondents and photographers so as to strengthen coverage.
    Attends the editorial conference and uses feedback to give direction
    Designs, layout pages and places sports stories for editing
    Gives editing instructions and supervises sub-editors to ensure that the stories are professionally subbed to the highest quality and standards within set deadlines.
    Checks the edited copy and pictures to ensure that the editing meets journalistic ethics, editorial objectives, house style and avoids libel
    And any other duty assigned by his/her supervisor

Academic: Basic University Degree
Professional: Diploma in Journalism
Experience: At least 4 years journalistic experience some of which is under a sports desk

Interested and qualified candidates should apply online via our career portal https://ca- before July 15, 2020

NB: Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
MCL is an equal opportunity employer.