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HTFP Jobs: Local Democracy Reporter, Bury St Edmunds

Suffolk

Based: Bury St Edmunds

Posted: Sat 28 May 2022
Closing Date: Fri 17 Jun 2022
Employer: Iliffe Media Publishing
Job Category: Local democracy reporters
Employment Type: Full time
Sector: Other Media

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Local Democracy Reporter

Suffolk

Based: Bury St Edmunds

Posted: Sat 28 May 2022
Closing Date: Fri 17 Jun 2022
Employer: Iliffe Media Publishing
Job Category: Local democracy reporters
Employment Type: Full time
Sector: Other Media

Job Description

Iliffe Media is looking for a BBC Local Democracy Reporter to cover Suffolk.

You will be an experienced journalist, ready to report on democratic institutions across the county.

The post is funded by the BBC’s local democracy reporting scheme (LDRS) and run from the Suffolk News offices in Bury St Edmunds.

You will attend council and similar meetings and write stories that engage with audiences across Suffolk, in print and on digital platforms, for media partners across the county.

You’ll be a qualified reporter holding the National Qualification in Journalism (NQJ) or similar together with a background in, or knowledge of, local democracy issues in Suffolk.

You’ll need to be able to turn meeting reports, interviews and issues into engaging content in a variety of formats, including social media, audio and video. You will also contribute on a daily basis to the Suffolk News meetings.

Iliffe Media is a family owned, independent company with a portfolio across print, digital and radio.

 

Email Group Editor Barry Peters with your cv and a covering letter about why you want the role and why we should employ you.

Contact Details

Contact Barry via barry.peters@iliffepublishing.co.uk

 

Please mention HoldtheFrontPage when applying for this role. This advert will expire on Friday 17th June 2022.

Employer Information

Iliffe Media Publishing
Bury St Edmunds,
IP33