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Student Journalist Internship

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Job Title: Student Journalist Internship

Location: Remote

About Us:

News Brief Nigeria is a dynamic 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 budding student journalists who share our commitment to excellence and integrity in reporting.

Position Overview:

Are you a talented and motivated student journalist looking to gain real-world experience in the fast-paced world of news reporting? News Brief Nigeria is offering a unique internship opportunity for aspiring journalists to join our team. As a Student Journalist Intern, you will have the chance to work alongside seasoned professionals, contribute to meaningful stories, and build a strong foundation for your career in journalism.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Research, write, and edit news articles on a variety 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.
  • Assist with fact-checking, proofreading, and other editorial tasks to ensure the accuracy and quality of content.
  • Stay informed about current events and emerging trends to contribute fresh perspectives to our news coverage.


  • Current enrollment in a journalism, communication, or related degree program.
  • Strong writing and editing skills, 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.
  • Mentorship from experienced professionals in the industry.
  • Exposure to diverse news topics and reporting styles.
  • 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 news landscape in Nigeria and beyond.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should submit their applications HERE.

Application Deadline: 30th September, 2023

Note: News Brief Nigeria is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage candidates of all backgrounds to apply.

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