Yoopya.com is seeking some writers in following African countries (05 reporters by country):
• South Africa
To create content in for Yoopya Global Network. We’re a leading worldwide news and entertainment company, intensely focused on delivering high-quality original reporting, insight, and viral content across a rapidly expanding array of subject areas.
We’re looking for ambitious students writers to tell real African daily news to the world.
An opportunity for them to show their talent and gain experience for the future.
You will work to make a uniquely English content for the site as part of the Yoopya global network. You’ll be in charge of creating original content. We’re looking for hungry culture maniacs obsessed with the things people are sharing, liking, recommending and talking about. You have to work and will report to an editor based in New York.
To apply, please create an account on Yoopya (http://register.yoopya.com) and make a few sample posts for review. Then send to us an email including your cover letter along with your resume (reporters[AT]africa.yoopya.com). This will start out as a contract position with the possibility to be hire in the future.
Write, edit, and produce original posts in English for Yoopya.com focused on African and worldwide news and culture.
Translate and edit translations of original Yoopya posts.
Native English speaker — Student in a school of journalism (an opportunity to get writing experience for future)
Proven ability to make widely shared posts
A genuine, wide-eyed love of pop culture in all its forms
Thorough understanding of the social web, web copyright issues, and web research
Familiarity with standard photo-editing and design tools (PhotoShop, Photofiltre). will be an asset.
Established social media presence