VACANCY: Editor, Investigations at The Cable

TheCable, Nigeria’s topnotch online newspaper, is looking for an experienced, self-motivated journalist to lead a team of reporters to produce award-winning stories.

The successful candidate will have a track record as a dynamic, creative editorial leader and a highly developed knowledge of investigative journalism. Awards and recognitions won by the candidate offer an added advantage.

The newspaper is based in Lagos.


  • To commission and deliver distinctive, significant investigations, which achieve high levels of impact and audience appreciation
  • To guide the team’s journalism from the development of ideas, through the creative process of gathering material, to the editing and delivery of outstanding films
  • Provide vision, strategic direction, and confident leadership to the investigations team
  • Set challenging objectives, and provide regular and clear feedback


  • Experience of long-form, investigative journalism
  • Ability to create a vision and inspire others to realise it
  • Experience of making sound judgements on matters of editorial sensitivity
  • Clear understanding of media laws
  • Impressive track record of outstanding investigative work
  • Proficiency in modern, digital journalism and have a decent grasp of social media workings

Method of application: All applicants should send their CVs and applications to The position applied for should be the subject of the mail.

Pay package: Our remuneration packages are very competitive and negotiable.

Deadline: May 30, 2019.

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