Job Vacancy: Investigative Reporters Needed for Sierra Leone 

Job Description: Africanist Press seeks to recruit three full-time investigative journalists to work on ongoing projects in Sierra Leone for a one-year contractual period, with possibilities of contract renewal based on satisfactory performance. Assignments mostly include covering events, interviewing sources, collecting and assessing data, authenticating information, and general news reporting and analysis. Journalists can be based anywhere in Sierra Leone but must be willing and ready to travel as and when required.
Academic/Other Qualification Requirement: Applicants must hold minimum of a bachelor’s degree in the humanities, social sciences, journalism, and/or mass communication with at least three years of working experience in news reporting, journalism, or any research related writing. A master’s degree in any field in the humanities or social sciences will be an added advantage. In addition, prospective candidates must be able to write concise and straight forward prose, and have skills in data analysis, and be familiar with key financial and economic concepts and reporting rubrics.
Salary: Salary is negotiable based on experience and qualification, and will include travel allowances, costs for accommodation and related expenses when on assigned travel, and recommended training opportunities as and when required. Salary will be paid monthly and in the local currency of the country where employee is assigned.
How to Apply:  Interested applicants must email a cover letter and a resume to  on or before June 15, 2020. Only shortlisted applicants will be interviewed on June 30, 2020. All job offers will commence on July 1, 2020.
About Africanist Press: Based in Philadelphia, USA,  Africanist Press is a platform for high quality, front-line journalism on the African continent. We defend media freedom, expose corruption, and promote democracy and free speech in Africa.

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