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Digital Journalist, Malay News & Current Affairs (Editorial)
Posting Date : 06 Sep 2017 | Close Date :06 Oct 2017

Job Description:

To be part of the Malay News and Current Affairs Digital Desk team in sourcing, reporting, and posting of news and other contents for the unit’s Digital & Social Media platforms.  

  • Cover and file news stories and if necessary do ‘live’ report from location.
  • Write, report and readapt news stories from various sources for the digital & social platforms.
  • Must be able to write fast and in an engaging fashion to attract the online users especially the youth.  
  • Keep track of the social media, trends and issues and develop them into good news contents.  
  • Able to voice or present news programmes will be an advantage [training will be provided if found suitable]. 


Job Requirements:

  • Good sense of news and current affairs issues 
  • Ability to craft, script and produce news/ca contents especially for the online audience
  • Ability to conduct interviews on various topics of interest
  • Good research capability particularly on relevant topics or issues
  • A good command of Malay and English, particularly for written Malay
  • General Degree particularly in Arts and social science, Journalism, Mass Communication or Media Studies
  • Some experience in journalism or related field with relevant focus on Malay community, culture and language, will be useful
  • Those without the necessary experience will be given the required training if found suitable



Job Specialization : Editorial/Journalism
Type of Employment : Permanent
Minimum Experience : Fresher

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