Hints: Remember that the successful candidate will have reporting experience in Nigeria or the region, a developed roster of contacts in both politics and culture and the desire and ability to shake things up.
BuzzFeed is the leading media company for the social age, intensely focused on delivering high-quality original reporting, insight, and viral content across a rapidly expanding array of subject areas. Our technology powers the social distribution of content, detects what is trending on the web, and connects people in realtime with the hottest content of the moment.
BuzzFeed is looking for a sharp, obsessive, and intrepid reporter to cover stories of regional and global importance out of Nigeria.
The successful candidate will have reporting experience in Nigeria or the region, a developed roster of contacts in both politics and culture and the desire and ability to shake things up. She or he will be able to cover both breaking news and in-depth stories, reporting deeply on Boko Haram, diving into Nigeria’s film, fashion and tech scenes, and making the ins and outs and the stakes of Nigerian politics clear and interesting to a global audience. She or he will also be enthusiastic about writing captivating, nuanced stories that a global audience will want to read and share. She or he will be hard-working, ambitious, and a competitive team player with broad interests and an established social media presence.
This job is based in Lagos or Abuja. We offer competitive compensation and stock option program. Be sure to include at least three clips and three pitches in your application.
Write and produce stories that people will want to share
Be plugged into the social media conversation around Nigeria
Write unique features that advance the conversation about Nigeria
Great news judgment.
A genuine love for and excitement about the internet
Solid list of contacts and sources
Established social media presence
How to Apply
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