DEADLINE: JUNE 9, 2021 —Reuters is currently accepting applications for the role of a bureau chief to lead her coverage of Nigeria.
The Bureau Chief will write and oversee ground-breaking, insightful coverage on a broad range of topics from Nigeria’s thriving film industry and tech sector to oil strikes, insurgencies and the race to secure COVID-19 vaccines.
Interested applicants must have good writing, editing and communication skills are essential.
Applicants must have a track record of breaking news, writing fast and well under time pressure, and producing illuminating features on a complex and challenging beat.
The ideal candidate must have an excellent news judgment and a deep understanding of current issues in Nigeria and the region.
Applicants must be based in Lagos.
The deadline for applications is 9th June 2021.
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