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Digital Reporter

Somerset Live

Based: Somerset

Posted: Fri 12 Oct 2018 Closing Date: Mon 26 Nov 2018
Employer: Reach Plc
Job Category: Digital journalists
Multimedia Journalists
Senior reporters
Trainee & junior reporters
Employment Type: Full time
Sector: Regional Media

Job Description

Reach plc (formerly Trinity Mirror) is looking for a Digital Journalist to join our newsroom in Somerset. We  need a candidate who is full of ideas and aware of content which drives digital audience, as well as being fast, organised and accurate, with the ability to communicate brilliantly via social media.

The successful candidate will have superb social media skills, excellent online storytelling techniques and a deep understanding of how to make content engaging to digital audiences.


You will cover breaking news, trending news and anything likely to be extensively shared on social media platforms.

We will consider applications from seniors or trainees.

About us:

Reach plc, with an award-winning portfolio of newspapers, websites and digital products, is one of the UK’s largest multimedia companies, employing more than 6,000 people across more than sixty locations around the country.

What you need to know:

Reach plc has a strong benefits package which includes, for this role, 33 days holidays including bank holidays and a competitive pension along with an extensive flexible benefits portfolio.

Trainees will receive full training to senior status as part of a two year programme, culminating with the attainment of the Certificate of Journalism and a pay increase. Seniors are supported with ongoing training, coaching and career progression planning. Reach Plc is also now offering NCTJ journalism apprenticeships.

We will be considering applicants as they apply, so please don’t delay in submitting your application.

You'll need a driving licence and access to your own vehicle.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to take part in a day-long work trial and interview at our head office in Yeovil.

Reach plc is committed to equal opportunity for all.

Contact Details

Email a CV, cover letter, and any other relevant material, to Editor Emma Slee at by Monday, November 26, 2018.

We will be considering applicants as they apply, so please don’t delay in submitting your application.


Please mention HoldtheFrontPage when applying for this role. This advert will expire on Monday 26th November 2018.

Employer Information

Reach Plc

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