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Stranraer and Wigtownshire Free Press

Based: Stranraer

Posted: Wed 5 Dec 2018 Closing Date: Wed 16 Jan 2019
Employer: Stranraer & Wigtownshire Free Press
Job Category: Management
Senior reporters
Employment Type: Full time
Sector: Regional Media

Job Description

A vacancy has arisen for an Editor in a beautiful, rural part of south west Scotland.

Established in 1843, Stranraer & Wigtownshire Free Press is looking for an enthusiastic Editor to lead its news team for both its weekly newspaper, Stranraer & Wigtownshire Free Press and bi-monthly glossy magazine, Our Wigtownshire.

The successful candidate will manage the production of the weekly newspaper title and its bi-monthly glossy magazine Our Wigtownshire, while having a role in all aspects of both titles.

This will also include writing news and feature copy for both publications and a principal role in page production.

The role may also suit a Senior Reporter looking to make their next move, or an existing Editor, as the candidate must have experience of leading a newsroom to at least senior level. NCTJ preferred but not essential.

A full driving licence is essential, as is page make-up experience in InDesign. The post offers a competitive Editor’s salary.

Closing date for applications Wednesday 16th January.

Contact Details

Send your CV to General Manager Bill Henderson, Stranraer & Wigtownshire Free Press, 14 St Andrew Street, Stranraer DG9 7EB or email

Location: Stranraer, south west Scotland


Please mention HoldtheFrontPage when applying for this role. This advert will expire on Wednesday 16th January 2019.

Employer Information

Stranraer & Wigtownshire Free Press
United Kingdom

Phone: 01776 702551

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