About the job
Republic TV is India’s leading English News Channel. Republic Media Network is now on an expansion spree and under its unmatched Editorial leadership, is expanding the team at www.republicworld.com, which is India’s biggest digital success story in the last 4 years.
Republic TV is looking for Dynamic, Energetic, Enthusiastic, and Focused professionals to join the team and reach common goals. We are looking for the next generation of young and enterprising journalists to join us on the Digital Desk at REPUBLIC WORLD.
Department – Digital
Location – Mumbai
To apply for the position, the ideal candidate must have 2 to 3 years in journalism (digital experience preferred)
COPY EDITORS: At Republic World, the buck starts and stops with Copy Editors. From assigning stories to writers to the final edit before publishing, nothing less than perfection is expected and is, indeed, the norm. A lot of work goes into running the digital news operations of India’s number 1 news network and our Copy Editors work seamlessly and tirelessly to keep readers informed in the most accurate and user-friendly way, 24×7.
The ideal candidate must be fluent in digital editorial practices and tools, in areas such as online audience engagement, SEO writing, social media, analytics, data reporting, etc. The candidate must also demonstrate the ability to exercise sound news judgment and generate factual, error-free online copy and videos quickly in breaking news situations.
Key Duties and Responsibilities :
Manage and edit all content to cater to readers’/viewers’ requirements and provide detailed information for the same with complete SEO compliance.
Demonstrate strong content editing/proofreading abilities, including knowledge of AP style.
Design innovative and unique solutions to optimize routine news coverage.
Evaluate all news for authenticity and check with sources to ensure the correctness of published articles to avoid conflicts.
Manage and edit daily news, special news stories, and periodical items with help of video editing tools to facilitate video telecast.
Design and implement coverage strategies to facilitate wide coverage of all sorts of issues and news.
What we offer?
Excellent Career Progression
Competitive Compensation Package
Energetic and Enthusiastic Work Environment
Fast career progression for proven talent
Republic Media Network is India’s Number 1 All-India News Network which is now beaming to over 250 million viewers across the country, in English and Hindi. The Network has viewers across the UK, the Middle East, the North Africa Region, Canada, Singapore and Australia. Republic TV has been number 1 in terms of viewership for every week on the trot since its launch. Republic Bharat was launched in February 2019 and has stormed the genre with its breakthrough formats and razor focus on hard news, investigations, accountability seeking and impact-driven journalism. principles which have ensured that in a short span, Republic Bharat has soared to become the top Hindi news channels across India.
Republic Bharat is Republic Media Network’s Hindi news channel. Republic Bharat has unseated legacy players within the Hindi news genre with a laser focus on 100% news driven format. Republic Bharat has created history with over 20% viewership, in the extremely competitive Hindi News Genre market by remaining rooted in the core belief of “राष्ट्र के नाम”.
Republic TV is India’s first independent English news venture and has been the number 1 channel in terms of English news viewership consistently since its week of launch. At present, as per the latest BARC figures, Republic TV has over 56% viewership which more than all other English News Channels put together. It has an over 150% lead over the competing number 2 channel, indicating the scale of audience that tunes in to watch Republic TV for English News.
Republic World is the digital arm of Republic Media Network. On digital, Republic Media Network has witnessed a massive growth trajectory. Over the last year, by consistently publishing over 1000 stories across genres on a daily basis the website has seen a 1008% growth in users. From September 2019 to July 2020, the website has seen growth from 3.7 million unique users to 41 million unique users.