17 June 2024 | 01:24 PM

Recruitment: amaB needs you!

Key Takeaways

AmaBhungane has a vacancy for an investigative journalist who has what it takes to expose wrongdoing and hold power to account in a rapidly-changing media and socio-political environment.

The amaBhungane Centre for Investigative Journalism is Southern Africa’s premier investigative journalism non-profit. We do agenda-setting investigative stories, help others do the same, and fight for the information rights investigative journalists need.

We publish via amaBhungane.co.za and a range of digital and print media partners.

Any applicant must: * have at least five years’ reporting experience and a track record of agenda-setting investigative breaks * have a solid grasp of the ethical and legal requirements of the field * write competently * have a passion for truth, justice and serving the public interest * be a self-motivator who can work independently and in a team * have a drivers’ licence valid in SA.

Attributes that will be a plus: * online investigative competencies and data management skills * an understanding of financial statements and concepts * a solid grasp of/competencies in the digital environment and social media * multilingualism

Individuals from a disadvantaged background are encouraged to apply. Remuneration is subject to negotiation.

Please email your CV, a short letter of motivation and two or three examples of previous work to [email protected] by March 20, 2017.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


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Before joining the amaBhungane team in 2017, Micah was the national coordinator for media freedom and diversity at the Right2Know Campaign. He holds a Masters in African Studies from Oxford University and a BA Honours in History from Wits University.

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