Local Democracy Reporter
Newsquest Media Group
|Posted:||Thu 25 Jul 2019|
|Closing Date:||Fri 23 Aug 2019|
Trainee & junior reporters
Local democracy reporters
|Employment Type:||Fixed-term contract|
Newsquest – one of the country’s leading regional media companies – has one vacancy for a Local Democracy Reporter 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 this role, 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.
This role is 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|
|W4||Newport||1||South Wales Argus|
|IW01||Isle of Wight||1||Isle of Wight County Press|
To apply please send your CV and a covering letter to Amanda.email@example.com. Please ensure you include the application reference and location in your email.
Deadline for applications Friday 23 August 2019.
Please mention HoldtheFrontPage when applying for this role. This advert will expire on Friday 23rd August 2019.
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