Part-time Reporter


Job Location

Industrial Site, Ruimvelt, Georgetown,


Part-time reporters often work flexible hours, which may include evenings, weekends, and holidays, depending on the nature of the news cycle and publication deadlines. They may also work remotely or from various locations, depending on the employer's policies and the nature of the assignment.



-Strong command of the English Language

-No less than a Grade II in English A at the Caribbean Examinations Council, or its equivalent

-Computer literacy, including proficiency in Microsoft Office

-Highly motivated self-starter

-At least one year experience


  1. Research: Stay updated on current events, trends, and issues relevant to your beat or assigned topics. This involves reading press releases, monitoring news sources, and conducting background research.

  2. Interviewing: Reach out to sources, conduct interviews (in-person, over the phone, or via email), and gather quotes and information from key individuals involved in the story.

  3. Reporting: Compile information collected from research and interviews into coherent, accurate, and engaging news articles. Adhere to journalistic ethics and standards, ensuring balanced and fair reporting.

  4. Writing: Craft well-written, clear, and concise articles that are suitable for publication. This includes writing compelling headlines, leads, and body content, tailored to the target audience and publication style.

  5. Fact-Checking: Verify the accuracy of information obtained from sources and ensure that all statements and claims are supported by evidence.

  6. Editing: Revise and edit drafts to improve clarity, coherence, grammar, and adherence to editorial guidelines. Collaborate with editors to finalize articles for publication.

  7. Meeting Deadlines: Work within tight deadlines to deliver articles on time. Manage time effectively to prioritize tasks and meet publication schedules.

  8. Multimedia Integration: Incorporate multimedia elements such as photos, videos, and infographics to enhance storytelling and engage readers.

  9. Adaptability: Be flexible and willing to cover a variety of topics and events as assigned by editors. Adapt writing style and tone to suit different types of stories and audiences.

  10. Networking: Build and maintain relationships with sources, experts, and other journalists in the field. Attend events, press conferences, and networking opportunities to stay connected and uncover new story leads.

  11. Digital Skills: Proficiency in digital tools and platforms for research, writing, and publishing, including content management systems (CMS), social media, and multimedia editing software.

  12. Ethical Conduct: Uphold ethical standards of journalism, including integrity, objectivity, accuracy, and fairness. Avoid conflicts of interest and adhere to the publication's editorial policies and guidelines.

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Guyana Times Inc.


Guyana Times Inc

First published on June 6, 2008, the Guyana Times journeyed where no other Guyanese daily had gone before, with full colour, broadsheet style and a developmental perspective on news. With the widest possible reach throughout the country and vast news coverage, ranging from politics, crime and development to sport and entertainment, Guyana Times is ideally positioned.

In addition to local distribution, the reach of Guyana Times extends to the fast growing Guyanese diaspora, with weekly publications in New York and Toronto.

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