The Center for Collaborative Investigative Journalism (CCIJ) is looking for an Africa Editor to work in a virtual newsroom that weaves investigative narratives, visuals, and data into compelling data-driven stories.
The Africa Editor will work closely with CCIJ’s core team and an international group of journalists on ongoing global projects and help build a network of emerging and established journalists who can be commissioned for stories.
CCIJ is an award-winning non-profit organisation that brings together investigative reporters, data scientists and visual storytellers to carry out ongoing investigations into key global issues.
Closing date: 15 August 2022
Location: Remote, Africa
1. Candidate should posses experience in seeking, evaluating, and commissioning impactful investigative stories.
2. Experience overseeing all aspects of the editorial process from pre-meeting to editing the drafts to working with the copy editor to fact checking to legal vetting, publication, and promotion.
3. The ability to work with journalists to find a compelling angle to support a story, even when it appears to be lacking.
4. A commitment to collaborate with visual storytellers, data scientists, and the CCIJ core team across time zones, languages and cultures
To apply, send a cover letter, resume, work samples and two references to Jeff Kelly Lowenstein at firstname.lastname@example.org
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