20 February 2018

Apply TV Show Writer Job at Channels Television Lagos


Channels Television TV Show Writer Job Vacancy, TV Show Writer Job at Channels Television Lagos.

Channels Television TV Show Writer Job

Channels Television is one of the best and 13th independent television stations in Nigeria, since the Federal Government deregulated the broadcast media in 1992.

If you think that you are the candidate with the right attitude and exceptional qualities we are looking for, who will effortlessly match competence and experience with our mission, core values and work ethics, then feel free to apply.

Channels Television TV Show Writer Job Vacancy

Job Title: TV Show Writer

Location: Lagos

Job Description 
  • Channels TV upcoming TV show is around the corner  and needs talented and enthusiastic writers to be part of the show. 
  • The organization also made us to understand that it is a full time Lagos based job where the writer will contribute to weekly episode development. 

Job Background
  • The scope of this show will include domestic Nigerian as well as major continental African issues.
  • Also  this show will entertain and inform its target audience of 18 to 35 year-old Nigerians and Africans in current affairs. 

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Applicants Duties and Responsibilities 
  • Draft, review and edit scripted material in a high-pressured and fast-paced environment. 
  • Generate new scripted material on a daily and weekly basis consistent with the voice and vision of the show and Channels TV ethos. 
  • Research domestic, regional and international political, economic and social issues as required. 
  • Respond to direction provided by the Head Writer and Executive Producers as appropriate. 
  • Keep abreast of and analyze political, economic and social news across legacy and new media platforms to write topical, entertaining and informative news and political satire material. 
  • Pitch and brainstorm TV show segment ideas based on guidance provided by supervisors and in cooperation with colleagues. 

Job Qualifications 
  • Should have at least 4-5 years of professional work experience on the job. 
  • Position demands excellent writing skills. 
  • Exceptional communication skills: Communicates clearly and persuasively verbally and in written form; 
  • Experience working in a dynamic, fast-paced environment strongly preferred. 
  • Working knowledge of online content-management systems preferred 
  • Excellent understanding of mass media. 
  • Must be able to multi-task, meet deadlines and ability to work under pressure and as a member of a team. 
  • An excellent team player; 
  • Ability to work independently and with nominal instruction; 
  • Bachelor's Degree in Mass Communication, Journalism with a minimum of Second Class Upper Division or an HND qualification in the related field with Upper Credit only. 
  • Must have completed the compulsory National Youth Service Corps (NYSC).

Applicants Personal Qualities: 
  • He/She must be Diligent with strong attention to details.
  • Applicant  must be Versatile. 
  • Hard working. 
  • ICT knowledge and proficiency required. 
  • Able to challenge the status quo and drive through changes. 

How to Apply for Channels Television TV Show Writer Job 2018

Kindly submit the following listed Documents to: jobs@channelstv.com
Updated CV
Cover Letter
Show reel or portfolio of your work
Writing Sample
Copies of credentials: (Qualifying certificates obtained from schools and institutions attended (from S.S.C.E to Higher Institution(s) and any Certifications from professional bodies if any; NYSC Certificate or Certificate of Exemption; Birth Certificate; Scanned recent passport photo).

Candidates should also:
Write at least 10 satirical jokes about five unrelated events in the news from the last week on less than one page. Ensure news media and political topics are satirized, as well as conservative, moderate, and liberal perspectives. Use a range of satirical devices such as irony, parody and sarcasm. If possible, include links to video clips that play into your joke(s).

Note: Eligible candidates applying for this position must be resident in or able to live and work in Lagos State at own cost.

Application Deadline

10th March, 2018.

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