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Company Description

Mediacorp is Singapore's largest content creator and national media network, operating a suite of TV channels, radio stations, and multiple digital platforms. Its mission is to engage, entertain, and enrich audiences by harnessing the power of creativity.

We are committed to creating an inclusive and diverse workplace where talent thrives. Our hiring decisions are made based on merit and fit-to-role. If you have a disability or special need which requires accommodation to participate in the recruitment process, please inform us when you submit your online application. We will be happy to support as necessary.

Thank you for your interest and application to this role. Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.


Responsibilities :
• You will be part of the News team that produces the daily news bulletins across all platforms
• As a reporter, you will be given assignments to cover. These will cover a range of areas, including... events focusing on the Indian and Tamil-speaking community. The roles involves research, scripting, interviewing, filming, editing and packaging stories for the TV bulletin. You will also be required to file stories for radio and digital/social platforms.
• As you hone your reporting skills, you will be working on your self-initiated stories
• You will also be on the editing team to write stories and cut visuals for the TV bulletin.
• You must understand the role of Tamil News in the wider community
• You must be able to write fast and in an engaging fashion to ensure our content appeals to our audience
• You may also be involved in projects and duties assigned by the Chief Editor


Requirements :
• Good university degree or polytechnic diploma
• A keen news sense and a strong interest in local and international news as well as current affairs
• Have a good command of Tamil, both written and spoken
• Connections with key personalities and influencers within the Indian/Tamil-speaking community are valuable assets for this position
• Uphold and maintain high standards of accuracy, objectivity and timelines
• Be a team player as your role requires close coordination with newsroom colleagues as others across Mediacorp
• Basic filming and video editing skills are a plus
• A dynamic individual who is a team player with good communication and interpersonal skills
• You will be rostered for duties which will also include shifts and work during public holidays and weekends


Apply - Journalist, Tamil News Singapore