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Job Vacancy: Journalist at Media Max (Cairo, Egypt)

Media Max is a new name of a group consisting of prominent media experts in different communication forms and styles such as television, digital and printed media. Media Max's main target is to help the delivery process of our clients' voice and messages to their specific audience.

We are looking for a JOURNALIST.

DUTIES:

  • attend press launches, courts, council meetings and other events
  • interview people by phone or in person
  • respond to tip-offs, calls and news releases
  • record notes in shorthand or on tape and write stories up on computer.
  • interviewing people in a wide range of circumstances
  • writing copy for publication on a tight deadline
  • building contacts and sources for use in future stories
  • fact-checking the information given to you by a source
  • creating blog publications
Besides the pressures of working to deadline and getting stories out ahead of the competition, journalists must keep their stories balanced, fair and lawful.

REQUIREMENTS: Journalist needs to be:

  • inquisitive
  • excellent writers
  • good at relating to all kinds of people
  • cool under pressure
  • good at absorbing information quickly
  • interested in current affairs.
  • Be able to develop sources
  • Pitch story ideas to editors and producers
EDUCATION: BA degree, degree may not need to be in journalism, although many universities offer courses in media studies or similar subjects.

PREFERABLE SKILLS:

  • General understanding of current events
  • Good communication skills, both written and oral
  • Strong editing and proofreading skills
  • Eye for detail
  • Excellent written English skills
  • Must be able to work well alone or in a team
  • Ability to multitask
  • Strong familiarity with photography, video and audio content gathering and editing skills
CONTACT INFORMATION:

For submissions: via Media Max's jobs page

Website: http://mediamaxworld.com

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