Creative and driven journalist with close to 10 years of experience. Great storytelling skills and a nose for the truth as well as an excellent track record as a staff reporter in print and digital media. Seeking to leverage skills and experience to contribute to high quality journalism at Zenger News Service.
As a young dedicated professional with close to 10 years of experience covering news and current events, I am confident that I could outperform your expectations and claim this job. My background lies in researching and pursuing stories, writing copy, unfailingly meeting all deadlines, and producing energizing content that can induce audience attention and invigorate participation and interest in current affairs. From conducting interviews and taking meticulous notes to performing deep research and developing an extensive contact base, I excel at facilitating comprehensive and engaging information delivery. The following highlights some of my qualifications within my short career history: -Creative and tenacious reporter with a nose for news, a passion for community journalism and a reputation for impeccable ethics. Record of commended performance as a staff reporter for print, audiovisual and digital editions of local daily newspapers and international news agencies with a vast audience. -Story teller who treats news, features and other events with equal passion and thrives within the deadline-intensive, 24×7 newsroom environment. -Writing effective, stimulating copy for radio, print, online, and television while fact-checking all sources and evaluating audience feedback to ensure optimal listener / viewer experiences. -Maintaining a first-rate level of knowledge and expertise in news topics, current events, and cultural / global affairs. -Proofread, edited and evaluated final copy to verify content aligned with established guidelines. -Wrote and produced stories for multiple platforms, including internet and digital platforms. -Performed research and checked all facts to maintain high standard of journalistic integrity. With my proven experience in spearheading the composition and delivery of news and information—along with my tireless devotion to encouraging public involvement in cultural and political issues—I believe that I incarnate growing talents worth emulating especially across Africa. I would love to schedule a call to discuss how my entry can help. Top skills: -BSc in Journalism. -A thorough investigator with a strong commitment to protecting sources. -Proven ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment. -Never missed a deadline without compromising accuracy. -Adept at delivering news as it develops on all up-to-date and forthcoming platforms. -Creative writing style and excellent reporting skills, (significant grasp of such journalistic manuals as Zenger’s The Ten Commandments, The Bloomberg Way, The Chicago Manual of Style, The AP Style Book and Jack Cappon’s “The Word”, The New York Times Manual of Style & Usage, William Strunk’s “The Elements of Style”, Melvin Mencher’s “News Reporting and Writing”, Mark Lee Hunter’s “manual for investigative journalists”, etc. WORK HISTORY NB: I have covered Cameroon for Zenger News since Zenger started in 2020, and have written groundbreaking stories for this reputable outlet. (https://www.zenger.news/author/nalova-akua/ https://www.zenger.news/author/nalovaakuagmail-com/) I’m also freelance correspondent for The Epoch Times which is the only multinational newspaper that spans the entire globe. (https://m.theepochtimes.com/author-nalova-akua) I’m also freelance writer with the BBC Environment solutions platform called, BBC Future Planet. (https://www.bbc.com/future/article/20210329-the-humble-beetle-that-could-rescue-a-town) Thank you for your consideration. Sincerely, AKUA Nalova MAMBEH [email protected] +237678102614
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