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Hausa Journalist Intern

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Job Title: Hausa Journalist Intern

Location: Lagos, Nigeria

About Us:

News Brief Nigeria is a forward-thinking and modern news media platform dedicated to providing timely and relevant information to Nigerians, both at home and in the diaspora. Our mission is to keep our audience informed about the latest developments in Nigeria and around the world, fostering a deeper understanding of current events and their impact on our society. We are passionate about journalism’s power to drive change, and we are excited to offer an internship opportunity for aspiring Hausa journalists who share our commitment to excellence and integrity in reporting.

Position Overview:

Are you a talented and motivated student journalist with proficiency in the Hausa language, looking to gain hands-on experience in the world of news reporting? News Brief Nigeria is offering a unique internship opportunity for budding Hausa journalists to join our team. As a Hausa Journalist Intern, you will work closely with experienced professionals, contribute to impactful stories, and build a strong foundation for your career in journalism.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Research, write, and edit news articles in Hausa on a wide range of topics, including local, national, and international news.
  • Conduct interviews and cover events to gather accurate and up-to-date information.
  • Collaborate with senior journalists to develop compelling story ideas and pitches in Hausa.
  • Assist in fact-checking, proofreading, and other editorial tasks to ensure the accuracy and quality of content in Hausa.
  • Stay informed about current events and emerging trends to contribute fresh perspectives to our Hausa news coverage.


  • Current enrollment in a journalism, communication, or related degree program.
  • Proficiency in speaking and writing in Hausa, with a strong command of the language.
  • Strong writing and editing skills in Hausa, with a keen eye for detail.
  • Passion for storytelling and a commitment to unbiased, ethical journalism.
  • Ability to work independently and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Familiarity with digital media and social media platforms is a plus.

What We Offer:

  • Practical experience in the field of journalism, with a focus on Hausa reporting.
  • Mentorship from experienced professionals in the industry.
  • Exposure to diverse news topics and reporting styles in the context of the Hausa language.
  • The opportunity to see your work published on a reputable news platform.
  • Networking opportunities within the media industry.
  • A chance to make a meaningful contribution to the Hausa-speaking community by delivering accurate and timely news.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should submit their applications HERE.

Application Deadline: 30th September, 2023

Note: News Brief Nigeria is an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply.

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