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Heart and soul is currently looking for an in-house scriptwriter for news, current affairs, creative show and voice over scripts. The candidate must be able to draw news bulletins from all publications, research trending and breaking news as needed per bulletin or top of the hour.
Duties and Responsibilities
- Writes news scripts from internal publications and external news sources
- Develops news for hourly bulletin and main news
- Gets feedback on the news drafts from producers or editors
- Researches trending news and background material for news bulletins
- Lays out the screenplay to an agreed format
- Comes up with news themes and ideas
- Prepares short summaries of new ideas and pitching them to producers and presenters
- Degree/Diploma in Media and Society Studies/Journalism
- 2-3 years’ experience as a reporter/Presenter
- Past experience as a script Writer is an advantageous with translation skills.