Current affairs writer (remote)
Current affairs writer (remote)
Briefly News is one of the biggest news and entertainment platforms in South Africa. Briefly News is a partner of Genesis Media Emerging Markets company, a media holding operating in South Africa, Nigeria, Kenya and Ghana, with projects like and


  • Write 8 articles a day (a mix of original, exclusive and re-written / aggregated news) that are pre-assigned.
  • Source multi-media to accompany your article. 
  • Source images to accompany your article using our tools. 
  • Publish articles on the CMS. 
  • Post articles on Facebook.


  • A qualification in journalism and/or previous writing experience.
  • Independence and dedication as this is a home-based position.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Contacts within the industry would be an advantage.
  • A good laptop/PC (at least Intel 3).
  • Good, stable and reliable internet connection (uncapped, with a line speed of at least 4MBps). Cellphone data is not acceptable.


  • This is your chance to join a friendly and highly skilled team. 
  • Professional growth is guaranteed. 
  • You will receive monthly performance reviews and feedback from a copyeditor and managing editor, access to analytics and project KPIs.
  • Regular training sessions.
Current affairs writer (remote)
Current affairs writer (remote)