Started in 1935, Tamil Murasu is Singapore's only Tamil language newspaper. Tamil Murasu is the main information source for the Tamil-speaking Indian community with its coverage of wide-ranging news, from current affairs to local and foreign news as well as the latest in sports and entertainment, in addition to its strong coverage on news from the Indian community and the sub-continent. The newspaper has established itself as a voice for the Tamil-speaking community in Singapore. The newspaper is looking to hire :
As a Journalist for Tamil Murasu, you will develop news content, file news stories and relevant ideas for Tamil Murasu editorial team. Apart from print, you will also contribute towards online platforms, producing video reports and picture galleries for the digital platforms. You would also be able to exercise your versatility by writing English articles for Tamil Murasu’s English language weekly tabloid, Tabla!
We are looking for individuals who are proficient in Tamil and who would have prior experience working with Tamil language to be able to cater to the Tamil Murasu audience. You must be able to work under daily deadlines but retain the physical and mental stamina in a dynamic environment. You would need to be effectively bilingual.
Minimum degree/diploma holder from a recognised university/Polytechnic
Good news sense with a good understanding of online and current trends in mobile content.
Experience in reporting is an advantage
You must be resourceful, efficient & creative.
Willingness to work on weekends/public holidays
Knowledge in basic video taking/editing and web content management is a plus
If you are keen, please apply with your CV and Tamil writing portfolio. Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be notified.