News Producer

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Diasporium Media Network is seeking interns with interest in producing news and talk shows about politics, business and international news from around the world with special attention to Africa.


The producer will gather, arrange, edit and parcel out stories for the newscast. He or she will add stories and elements that will give "flow" to the program. Overseeing all the news stories for accuracy, fairness and grammar. Ensure programs start and finish on time. Decide lead stories and sub stories for each newscast and prepare and make appropriate news presentation based on collected stories and articles. Coordinate and produce news specials and breaking news reports on a priority basis for every newscast and ensure consistency. Provide assistance to other news producers to organize, compile and write articles for newscast. Ensure all guests on the newscast are contacted, confirmed, and present for the cast. These responsibilities applies to talk shows too.


Preferably a journalism student with high interest in reporting about Africa and World/International News. Anyone interested in journalism such as students studying political science, international relations, development studies, graphics and design, public health and other humanities can also apply. Anyone with passion to for broadcast media may apply as well or if you have the skills listed below, you may apply. A computer with windows 7 or newer operating system is preferred.


Required - Journalism, Broadcast Production, AP style writing, Research and Analysis, Technical, Broadcast Writing
Preferred - Broadcast Journalism, Creative Concept Development, Good communication skills, News Reporting

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