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HTFP Jobs: Trainee Reporter, Welwyn Garden City

Trainee Reporter

The Welwyn Hatfield Times

Based: Welwyn Garden City

Posted: Tue 18 Jul 2017 Closing Date: Mon 21 Aug 2017
Employer: Archant
Job Category: Trainee & junior reporters
Employment Type: Full time
Sector: Regional Press

Job Description

The Welwyn Hatfield Times is looking for a talented and ambitious Trainee Reporter to join our lively newsroom.

We want someone who combines sound news judgement and multimedia awareness to build on our reputation for insightful and informative community journalism. The successful candidate will be expected to play a role in shaping our news coverage across multiple platforms.

We are particularly keen on recruiting someone who has a comprehensive understanding of how social media can play a crucial role in news gathering, promoting a brand’s position in its marketplace and engaging readers, but also understands the benefits of video as a way of telling stories.

We are looking for a self-starter with drive and enthusiasm keen to begin their career reporting on life in the lively towns of Welwyn, Hatfield and Potters Bar.

It is essential that you will have completed an NCTJ-approved pre-entry course – we will not see candidates whose courses are not accredited.

You must also hold 100wpm shorthand and be in possession of a full UK driver’s licence.

The successful candidate must be prepared to move onto the patch within the first three months of employment.

In return Archant offers a competitive salary, pension scheme, 5 weeks annual leave and other benefits.

Contact Details

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send a CV and cover letter to  Ref.  TR08/17

Closing date for applications is Monday 21st August 2017.




Please mention HoldtheFrontPage when applying for this role. This advert will expire on Monday 21st August 2017.

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