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EWN anchor job, Cape Town

Remuneration: cost to business
Location: The cap
Own transportation required: Yes
Travel requirement: Casual
Employment Policy: Employment equity position
Type: Permanent
Reference: Anchor #EWN
Company: Primedia Broadcast Recruiter

job description

Main outputs/responsibility

  • Reporting on local and national news
  • Develop and maintain contacts
  • Identify main stories
  • Writing stories
  • Edit news
  • Compile newsletters
  • Record and edit audio
  • Read the newsletter
  • Interact directly with journalists
  • Work directly with the team online
  • Meet tight deadlines

Suitable candidates will be selected in accordance with Primedia Broadcasting’s Employment Equity Policy. Correspondence will only be conducted with selected candidates. If you do not hear from us within two weeks of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Send your detailed CV to [email protected] with the subject line “EWN anchor. The closing date for applications is June 02, 2022.


  • Degree/diploma in journalism or relevant work experience
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Minimum of three years of experience
  • Must have covered a wide range of stories
  • Needs an excellent network of contacts
  • Must be well respected as a journalist
  • Must be passionate about news and set the news agenda in the industry
  • Current affairs – local, national, international news
  • Good political contacts – constantly updated on news, newspapers, radio news, internet, TV news
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to work long hours and willing to go the extra mile
  • Ability to be a team player
  • Passionate about the media industry – and radio news in particular.
  • Proactive
  • Great work ethic
  • Excellent English reading and writing skills
  • Excellent radio voice
  • Excellent interview skills
  • Ability to meet half hour deadlines
  • Knowledge of digital editing
  • Have a keen “sense of topicality”
  • Candidate must be self-starter, able to deliver under minimal supervision
  • Eager to learn all aspects of EWN – from anchoring to online reporting.
  • Ability to work on social networking sites and contribute to www.ewn.co.za

Published on May 30 16:13, Closing date June 6