Human interest editor
Human interest editor
Yen.com.gh is one of the biggest news and entertainment websites in Ghana. Yen.com.gh is a partner of Genesis Media Emerging Markets company, a media holding operating in South Africa, Nigeria, Kenya and Ghana, with projects like Legit.ng, TUKO.co.ke, Briefly News and Sportsbrief.com.

WHAT TO DO:

  • Ensuring timely processing and publishing of news material that meets our editorial standards, in-house style guide, and the rules (policies) of platforms (Facebook, Google, others).
  • Verifying facts and accuracy of all news reports before they are published.
  • Rewriting and editing copy to ensure it is readable and appeals to the target audience.
  • Producing authentic content free of plagiarism.
  • Ensuring articles have catchy headlines and appropriate visual elements, photos, or illustrations.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • University degree in journalism/media studies or related field.
  • 1-2 years experience in human interest reporting online or working in a similar capacity.
  • Perfect command of the English language (you will have to take several tests to prove it).
  • Expertise in local & global politics and current affairs.
  • Experience in the digital/social media field.
  • A good laptop/PC (at least Intel 3).
  • Good, stable and reliable internet connection (uncapped, with a line speed of at least 4MBps). Cellphone data is not acceptable.

CORE VALUES:

  • Passion for human interest and general news reporting.
  • Understanding of the Ghanaian political landscape.
  • Sense of responsibility.
  • Hard worker.
  • Goal-oriented - Can work with deadlines.

WHAT WE OFFER:

  • Competitive salary.
  • Comfortable working environment and super-friendly team.
  • Opportunity to learn from the biggest global players in IT and media worldwide.
Human interest editor
Human interest editor