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Writers Wanted: In Entertainment, Sports, News and more May 21, 2010

Filed under: Uncategorized — kikenileda @ 3:34 PM

Writers-wanted


-Funny, bold, witty, entertaining, serious, intellectually captivating writers wanted for an online news/magazine website geared towards Africans to debut in two weeks. Link to the website will be given upon request to writers who are interested as the site has not yet been officially launched, pending an official editorial staff. The website will cover entrainment, sports, politics, news etc and be host to several opinionated bloggers.

-Looking for a team of African reporters and writers at home and abroad who are ready and willing to represent Africa through their own lens. Positions are open to writers from any country who are interested in Africa

-Writers should be able to start in the next two weeks,so as to get acquainted with site features before the world cup.


-The following positions are open


Editor-in-Chief:



  • Overseer of editorial opinion
  • Posts responses to editorial opinion
  • Sets deadline for news articles
  • Sees to it that articles are within responsible
    journalistic standards
  • Writes or assigns editorials
  • Lays out editorial page each issue
  • Verifies that all approved stories run in each
    issue
  • Monitors “ Intellectual” column

News
Editor:

  • Helps associate writers in the news section if
    they need assistance
  • Edit stories in assigned section
  • Lays out stories in the news section
  • Makes sure major breaking news on the continent
    is available on the website.
  • Makes sure, if article is obtained from another
    site, it has been properly sited
  • Sees to it that articles are within responsible
    journalistic standards

Opinion
Editor:

  • Help writers in the opinion section if they need
    assistance
  • Take a picture of each student in the class for
    layout of opinion section
  • Edit stories in assigned section
  • Lays out stories in the opinion section
  • At least one (1) year of layout experience
    required from yearbook or newspaper.

 

Sports
Editor:

  • Help writers in the sports section if they need
    assistance
  • Edit stories in assigned section
  • Makes
    sure externally obtained sports news is properly sited
  • In
    charge of setting up feature interviews in sports column
  • Conducting
    sports interviews or assigning interviews to be conducted

 

Entertainment
Editor:

  • Help writers in the entertainment section if they
    need assistance
  • Edit stories in assigned section
  • Make sure that the site is up to date with the
    latest entertainment news in Africa and abroad.
  • Set up interviews and assign reporter to conduct
    or conduct interviews themselves
  • Makes sure articles are properly layed out: that
    is, pictures, videos, paragraphs are properly aligned and show up in the
    feed.
  • Conduct book reviews, music review, etc
  • Select unique artist for the spotlight column

 

Lifestyle:

  • Help associate writers in the Lifestyle section
    if they need assistance
  • Edit stories in assigned section
  • Set up interviews and assign reporter to conduct
    or conduct interviews themselves
  • Makes sure articles are properly layed out: that
    is, pictures, videos, paragraphs are properly aligned and show up in the
    feed.
  • Make sure articles are updated properly cited if
    non original
  • Make sure articles are fun and draw interaction
    from viewers
  • Make sure questions are answered in the “Dear Big
    Mama” section

 

 

World Cup Team:

Chief Editor

-Update website with majore developments as they
unfold.

-Post video highlights of maches

-Write Pre and post Match reviews

-Update website with publc opinions (most preferably
street videos)

-Track update Match statistics

-Conduct Interviews

-Help other reporters when need

 

 Please Questions should be forwarded
to kikenileda@yahoo.com


 

 

 

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