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Stranraer & Wigtownshire Free Press

Based: Stranraer

Posted: Mon 10 May 2021
Closing Date: Mon 5 Jul 2021
Employer: Stranraer & Wigtownshire Free Press
Job Category: Digital journalists
Multimedia Journalists
Senior reporters
Employment Type: Full time
Sector: Regional Media

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Stranraer & Wigtownshire Free Press

Based: Stranraer

Posted: Mon 10 May 2021
Closing Date: Mon 5 Jul 2021
Employer: Stranraer & Wigtownshire Free Press
Job Category: Digital journalists
Multimedia Journalists
Senior reporters
Employment Type: Full time
Sector: Regional Media

Job Description

A vacancy has arisen for an Experienced Journalist/Reporter, with digital skills, in a beautiful, rural part of South West Scotland.

Established in 1843, Stranraer & Wigtownshire Free Press is looking for an enthusiastic journalist to assist in the business of the publication of both its weekly newspaper, Stranraer & Wigtownshire Free Press and bi-monthly glossy magazine, Our Wigtownshire.

The successful candidate will be involved in the production of the weekly newspaper title and its bi-monthly glossy magazine Our Wigtownshire, ensuring that the publications perform to the best of their abilities and in the context of competition.  This role will include writing news and feature copy for both publications, and a principal role in page production, in all aspects of a regional newspaper covering News, Sport and Community matters. The successful applicant would also benefit from experience in Digital Media, both web based and Social, and will be assisting in the development of a new digital strategy for the newspaper.  NCTJ preferred but not essential.

A full driving licence is essential, as is page make-up experience in InDesign.  The post offers a competitive salary and a pension scheme.

Contact Details

Send your CV to, Stranraer & Wigtownshire Free Press, Stair Estates, Sheuchan, Stranraer DG9 8SL or email office@stairestates.com

Location: Stranraer, South West Scotland.

 

 

Please mention HoldtheFrontPage when applying for this role. This advert will expire on Monday 5th July 2021.

Employer Information

Stranraer & Wigtownshire Free Press
United Kingdom