Video Journalist at Daily Trust


  • As one of our digital journalists, you will be playing a critical role in shaping our digital content and leading engagement with our audience across platforms.
  • You will be part of the digital team that delivers high quality news content online and on social media that suits our diverse audiences, especially young people.
  • You need to be a creative and resourceful journalist with understanding of the preferences of digital audiences.
  • Based in Abuja, you will research, initiate, gather, and produce materials for news, current affairs, and other formats to be published on our website and social media platforms.

Job Roles

  • To work with other members of the Aminiya and Daily TrustÂDigital Teams, to produce high quality content that meets professional standards;
  • To generate and contribute ideas for news and content development across platform;
  • To originate, identify and produce innovative and creative news and current affairs content for different platforms, including social media such as Facebook and Instagram;
  • To write and/or prepare scripts, sub and/or edit copy for online publication and originate new formats for delivery on digital platforms;
  • To create multimedia content, craft headlines and teasers that promote our stories in such a way that they appeal to a wide range of audience;
  • To create attractive and engaging social media specific content, including pictures, text, and videos.


  • Candidates should possess relevant qualifications
  • At least three-year experience in a newsroom setting.

Competencies and key responsibilities:

  • Thorough understanding of social media journalism and the ability to create visually appealing content, including lives and other engaging formats.
  • Ability to work well as part of a diverse team – with editors, producers and other journalists.
  • Thorough knowledge of the Nigerian media landscape and its challenges and prospects.
  • Thorough knowledge of, and interest in, local, regional, and national as well as, where appropriate, international news and current affairs.
  • The ability to work without supervision and under pressure, and deliver against tight deadlines.


How To Apply For The Job | Video Journalist at Daily Trust

To submit your application, click on the link below and complete all relevant fields on the online application form.

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Closing Date: 28th April, 2023

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