• Special Correspondent (Investigative Desk)

    Job Location: Accra

    Job Description

    We are looking for an experienced, dynamic and results-oriented journalist with good team-playing and excellent editorial skills to fill the position of Special Correspondent (Investigative Desk).

    Collect, write and prepare a variety of stories for inclusion in the newspaper and Graphic Online both in general areas and areas of specialization.

    • Thoroughly research and investigate news stories for publication
    • Select stories to follow either with a general flavor or from an area of specialization when not assigned by the news Editor
    • Collect information necessary to compile the story/stories, for example by going out into the field and conducting interviews or doing desk based / web based research
    • Compile stories ready for submitting – Edit prior to submitting and proofreading when required
    • Work in groups on special stories / investigations when required, with one writer taking a lead as necessary
    • Contribute suggestions to the development of the website
    • Contribute marketing ideas to position the newspaper brands and website as preferred products to our customers

    Qualifications and Requirements

    • Excellent written, verbal communication and interpersonal skills
    • Good report writing skills
    • Analytical with an eye for detail
    • Ability to work to strict deadlines and for long periods
    • Flexible attitude to working arrangements
    • Strong computer literacy skills, including page planning
    • Research methodology skills desired but not essential


    Job Qualification

    • 1st Degree in Communication Studies/Journalism or related field with 6 years working experience on newspaper/online journalism


    • Diploma in Journalism from a reputable institution with 8 years working experience on newspaper/ online journalism
    • Member of Ghana Journalists Association


    If you wish to apply, please send a detailed CV together with a covering letter and contact telephone number to:

    Director, HR & Administration

    Graphic Communications Group Ltd

    P.O. BOX GP 742



    Alternatively, you may email your application to the HR Operations Manager at:



    Closing date for submission of applications: October 28, 2016.

    Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.




Graphic Communications Group Ltd


Greater Accra

Job Category


Job Type

Full Time

Minimum Qualification


Years of Experience

4 - 6

Salary (Range)

GH₵ Unspecified

Application Deadline

Oct 28, 2016