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HTFP Jobs: Local Democracy Reporters, London

Newsquest Media Group

Based: London

Posted: Wed 11 Sep 2019
Closing Date: Wed 9 Oct 2019
Employer: Newsquest Media Group
Job Category: Local democracy reporters
Employment Type: Fixed-term contract
Sector: Regional Media

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Local Democracy Reporters

Newsquest Media Group

Based: London

Posted: Wed 11 Sep 2019
Closing Date: Wed 9 Oct 2019
Employer: Newsquest Media Group
Job Category: Local democracy reporters
Employment Type: Fixed-term contract
Sector: Regional Media

Job Description

Newsquest – one of the country’s leading regional media companies – has three vacancies for Local Democracy Reporters as part of an exciting UK‐wide ground‐breaking initiative between regional publishers and the BBC.

This unique scheme is designed to increase coverage and scrutiny of local authorities across the UK. Funded by the BBC and run by media publishers, the reporters will offer in‐depth coverage of our local authorities.

To be considered for these roles, you will be at least qualified to NCTJ prelim with shorthand and on the way to taking your NQJ exams/or already NQJ qualified/or equivalent with experience of working in a newsroom. This essential criteria will go hand in hand with your ability to provide outstanding content in text, audio and video format.

These roles are a 2 year fixed term contract with a minimum salary of £22,665k as well as holiday entitlement, pension scheme plus other benefits available to you as a Newsquest employee.

Application reference Local Authority Regions Number of vacancies Vacancies by newspaper office
L12 Waltham Forest & Redbridge 1 Waltham Forest & Redbridge Guardian
L11 Bromley 1 News Shopper
L10 Lewisham 1 News Shopper

Contact Details

To apply please send your CV and a covering letter to Amanda.langton@bournemouthecho.co.uk. Please ensure you include the application reference and location in your email.

Deadline for applications Wednesday 09 October 2019.

 

Please mention HoldtheFrontPage when applying for this role. This advert will expire on Wednesday 9th October 2019.

Employer Information

Newsquest Media Group
United Kingdom

Phone: 01923206554