Tuesday, 17 November 2015

Online Reporter Internship At ABN 2016

ABN (Africa Business News) has an Online Reporter Internship opportunity up for grabs. The principal responsibilities of the Online Reporter is to cover topical and newsworthy stories that affect your wallet and have a so what angle.Their principal responsibilities are to:

  • Research topics relating to Sub-Southern Africa that affect the business world

  • Break stories online and on the channel

  • Set up interviews

  • Conduct interviews in the field for both online and the channel

  • Write 2-3 articles a day for CNBCAfrica.com

  • Contribute at least one article a month to either Forbes Africa or Forbes Woman Africa

  • Post your story online

  • Assist with posting content from the wires

  • Look at creative ways including social media to drive readers to CNBCAfrica.com

  • Contribute ideas to cover online and on the channel in daily editorials

  • Voice packages

  • Arrange shoots, book interviews & cameramen, pre-interviewing, working with an ENG editor on long-form programmes, packages & inserts.

  • Produce packages

  • Provide inserts for shows

  • Scripting

  • Creative thinking for overlay, angle

The principal responsibilities of an assistant producer are to:

  • Assist in all aspects of programme production including writing news and/or feature packages, reading news-wires, writing news from news-wires, performing basic video editing on workstation, monitoring video feeds, sourcing graphics as necessary for the programme/content, assisting in all other aspects of the preparation of a news bulletin and/or recorded show.

  • Assist the Producer in the Control Room when the show is on-air.

  • Handle producing in the Control Room when the show is on air.

  • Sourcing guests, both live and as ‘phoners’.

  • Be involved in conducting interviews in the field, voicing packages, arranging shoots, booking, pre-interviewing, greeting and seating guests, working with an ENG Editor on long-form programmes.

  • Carry out any other work as deemed necessary from time to time by the Chief Editor.

  • From time to time, carry out voicing and on-camera work in accordance with ability as directed by, and at the sole discretion of, the Chief Editor.

  • Be familiar with the latest events and business news in the region and the world.

  • Carry out any other tasks as deemed necessary from time to time by management

How to apply

If anyone would like to apply, they can send their CV and a brief motivation to hr@abn360.com and state “Internship application” on the subject line.

Closing: 25 November 2015

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