Idea Group

Investigative Journalist

  • Basis:  Full-Time
  • Closing Date:  12 Apr, 2021
  • Job Ref:  KMP-59194

Job Description

Our client is seeking to recruit the role of an Investigative Journalist to report on newsworthy events. The role shall report to the Editor.

The job:

  • Carry out data collection utilising different methods from various credible sources
  • Conduct interviews, investigations or observations and document findings
  • Analyse all information to develop interesting content
  • Report on and edit stories for various media channels, including but not limited to; television, news, newspaper, magazine, radio and / or website
  • Collaborate with other members to ensure consistent content
  • Build and maintain relationships with internal and external stakeholders for future contact purposes
  • Attend conferences, press briefings and other events as necessary and report accordingly

The person:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree (MQF Level 6 equivalent) in Communications, Journalism, History, English, or other related field
  • Minimum 3 years’ related experience
  • Research, planning, organisation and time management skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in Maltese and English
  • Inquisitive, analytical and persistent
  • Flexible and able to work within tight timeframes