Vacancies: MFWA Is Recruiting Media Monitors

The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) is recruiting Media Monitors for its project related to the 2020 general elections in Ghana. This includes the monitoring and reporting of indecent expressions in election campaigns, in addition to monitoring and reporting of ethical violations in the media. The projects are aimed at contributing to enhancing professional reporting in the media, issues-based campaigning and factual information to citizens.

The monitoring exercise will focus on selected newspapers, websites and radio stations across the country. The ideal media monitor must have a good knowledge of the media environment, research and data gathering/analysis, and the governance system of Ghana.


Recruited monitors will be assigned to media houses and required to:

  • Monitor content in assigned media houses
  • Submit daily reports to the MFWA.


Qualified applicants must:

  • Have at least a degree in media studies, communication, political science, social science or a related field.
  • Be able to fluently speak and write English and at least one local language.
  • Have a relevant experience in data gathering, media monitoring or research-related projects.

How to Apply

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and CV to recruitments[@] using the subject: “Application  – Media Monitor” as the subject of your email.  


Applications must be received by close of day on Friday, February 14, 2020. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. The monitoring exercise is expected to be carried out between February through December 2020.



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