Sub Editor (Tamil Murasu)

SPH Media Trust  

Job Description

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 :

Sub Editor

As a Sub Editor for Tamil Murasu, you will review and edit Tamil Murasu’s editorial content for accuracy. You will coin catchy headlines and snappy captions in Tamil with an eye for details. You will ensure the timely filing of the story for print and online publishing. 

To be able to cater to the Tamil Murasu audience, we are only looking for individuals who are effectively bilingual in Tamil.  As the role requires the sub-editors to work under tight daily deadlines, applicants with prior experience in working in a dynamic work environment will be preferred. 

Key Requirements:

  • Minimum degree/diploma holder from a recognised university/Polytechnic
  • Good news sense with a good understanding of trending news relevant to Tamil Murasu readers of digital and print versions. 
  • 3-4 years of relevant experience in an editorial capacity is essential. 
  • Willingness to work on weekends/public holidays

If you are interested, please apply with your detailed CV and Tamil writing samples to ngbeeqi@sph.com.sg. Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be notified. 

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  • Permanent / Full Time
SPH Media Trust  
Work Location
  • Braddell
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