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HTFP Jobs: Trainee Multimedia Reporter, Taunton

Trainee Multimedia Reporter

County Gazette

Based: Taunton

Posted: Fri 31 Mar 2017 Closing Date: Sun 30 Apr 2017
Employer: Newsquest Media Group
Job Category: Multimedia Journalists
Sector: National Press

Job Description

Newsquest Somerset is looking for a trainee reporters working across a series of weekly titles in the South West.

The four-title series – including the County Gazette – covers a patch in Somerset stretching from the stunning coastline at Minehead and Exmoor to the county town of Taunton, to Chard, Bridgwater and Burnham-on-Sea, with the likes of the Glastonbury Festival and the new Hinkley Point C nuclear power station development on the doorstep, so we are keen to hear from a reporter keen to get to the heart of the community and cover the stories that matter.

You will be happy writing about anything and everything and brimming with ideas of how we can best offer our content to readers both in print and in the world of multimedia, as well as finding exceptional off-diary exclusives.

Applicants will ideally be NCTJ qualified, including 100 wpm shorthand, with the desire to make their mark at an exciting time for the region and our print and online publications.

In return, you will be part of a friendly and enthusiastic team based at the heart of beautiful Somerset, with 25 days’ annual leave and a competitive salary, alongside the best training to help progress your career.

Contact Details

Send a CV and covering letter to Paul Jones, editor, by email to


Please mention HoldtheFrontPage when applying for this role. This advert will expire on Sunday 30th April 2017.

Employer Information

Newsquest Media Group
United Kingdom

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