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Nation Media Sub Editors Trainees Careers

Job Ref: HR-SE-01-11
Are you a practicing journalist and wish to switch careers?
Well then this is your chance.
Do you have a passion to work in the editorial back-end activities, where you will contribute to the design and quality of the Group’s journalism.
Nation Media Group wishes to recruit suitably qualified candidates for our in-house sub editors’ trainee program.
The first of its kind, this will be a four month in-depth training program that will equip you with the requisite subbing and editing skills. We are looking for talented, innovative and enthusiastic journalists with proven writing and editing abilities and sound current affairs knowledge.
The successful candidates will be trained to:
·         Check and correct editorial copy for facts, accuracy, taste, house- style; language use, clarity and balance to conform to NMG Editorial Policy;
·         Sub, edit copy to fit without distorting facts or dispensing with salient points
·         Select and crop pictures and edit captions
·         Design editorial pages
·         Ensure NMG content is properly projected on all our media platforms;
·         Ensure timely publishing on our various media platforms;
Knowledge & Skills requirements:
·         University Degree;
·         A Post Graduate diploma in Journalism;
·         3 to 4 years working experience as a journalist;
·         Good level of knowledge of current affairs;
·         Ability to work with minimum supervision and cope with the pressure and tight deadlines.
Interested candidates who meet the above criteria should apply online on http://career.nationmedia.com not later than 4th February, 2011.

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