Weekend news writer (remote)

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Briefly News is one of the biggest news and entertainment platforms in South Africa. Briefly News is a partner of LEGIT company, a media holding operating in South Africa, Nigeria, Kenya and Ghana, with projects like Legit.ng, TUKO.co.ke and YEN.com.gh.

what to do:

  • Write 8 articles a day (a mix of original, exclusive and re-written / aggregated news) that you will source yourself.
  • Working schedule: Saturday-Sunday, 8am-5pm / 2pm-10pm.
  • Source multi-media to accompany your articles.
  • Source images to accompany your articles using our tools.
  • Publish articles on the CMS.
  • Post articles on Facebook.


  • 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;
  • A qualification in journalism, previous news writing experience is a must;
  • Independence and dedication as this is a home-based position;
  • Good communication skills.

what we offer:

  • 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.
  • The salary on offer is $400.

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