Freelance Journalist

DigitalLagos is currently seeking freelance journalist to produce articles and videos. Successful candidates will write weekly articles - mainly news with the occasional longer feature, or they will produce and edit a video every week or maybe even a mix of the two. 

The successful candidate will

  • Researching information on specific news stories
  • Developing stories and moving them on digital platform
  • Write accurate and engaging articles
  • Develop and maintain contacts
  • Editing articles
  • Conducting interviewing and editing for video


Required Professional Background

  • Degree in journalism
  • Extensive experience acquired within a local media (TV, radio, print, design)
  • 5 Years minimum experience as a field reporter (stories, start ups, interviews) etc, etc
  • Expert video editing skills
  • Strong awareness of and interest in local news, local sport, local people, lifestyle.
  • Wide journalistic network is an added advantage



  • Have the ability to develop strong contacts
  • Proactive, self-initiative, responsiveness
  • Real autonomy, adaptability
  • Needs to have own laptop


To apply

Send a covering letter explaining why you are suitable for the role along with your CV to  

Deadline: Midnight, December 15, 2016