IDS Media

News Reporter

IDS Media

News Reporter

IDS Group is a business house established in 2017 with a focus on key emerging sectors and to seek global opportunities that generate positive results for Nepal’s economy.

IDS Group has members from every background covering many business sectors, including the FMCG, retail, hospitality, sports, media, advertising, commercial, IT, legal and finance sectors. 

News Reporter

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Basic Job Information

Job Category : Journalism/Editor/Media

Job Level : Mid-Level 

No. of Vacancy : [ 1 ]

Employment Type : Full Time

Job Location : Kathmandu

Offered Salary : Negotiable

Job Specification

Education level : Bachelor’s degree in Journalism or related field

Experience in the field : 2-3 years

Professional skill required : Interpersonal, Writing, Multi-Tasking, Digital/Social Media

Job Description:

IDS Media is hiring a News Reporter for its expanding digital platforms. The successful candidate will be a self-starter comfortable hitting the streets to cover breaking news and scouring social media for potential stories. Ideal candidate will be someone who not only stays on top of current affairs, political developments in the country but also enjoys telling human interest stories about life in Nepal. Contacts in government departments and security agencies would be an advantage.  


Responsibilities:

  • Follow news events and other media sources to keep up with all the local and global happening
  • Conduct and schedule interviews
  • Verify information provided by interviewees 
  • Stick to deadlines as timeliness is extremely important
  • Assist news management with content gathering
  • Assist content producers, photographers, digital editors, and reporters with story gathering for all IDS Media platforms.
  • Flag breaking news and feature stories, and pitch story ideas.
  • Other duties as required.

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism or related field

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Familiar with local newsgathering technology and terminology. 
  • Must understand and be able to observe journalistic standards.
  • Plan, edit, and write stories and articles at a professional level adhering to the house style for publication.
  • Must be organized and able to multi-task. 
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and research skills.
  • As circumstances dictate, you may also be asked to take still photographs, shoot video, or shoot and produce on-camera video segments about your reporting.
  • Ready to work at weekends and/or odd hours, especially in the case of breaking news, late-night news conferences, and similar events.

Additional Requirements: As part of its continued efforts to maintain a safe workplace for employees, IDS Media requires that all newly hired employees be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus as a condition of employment. 

We offer a competitive salary which includes company-paid medical and accidental insurance.

Applying Procedure

Send your CV and a few examples of your professional work with a cover letter, stating the position you are applying for at the top of the page in bold type, to[email protected]. Make sure your contact details email address and phone number—are on the first page.

Note: All submissions will be treated as confidential and only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

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