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Newsquest Media Group

Based: Various

Posted: Thu 25 Jul 2019
Closing Date: Fri 23 Aug 2019
Employer: Newsquest
Job Category: Senior reporters
Specialist reporters
Trainee & junior reporters
Local democracy reporters
Employment Type: Fixed-term contract
Salary: £22,665
Sector: Regional Media

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Local Democracy Reporter

Newsquest Media Group

Based: Various

Posted: Thu 25 Jul 2019
Closing Date: Fri 23 Aug 2019
Employer: Newsquest
Job Category: Senior reporters
Specialist reporters
Trainee & junior reporters
Local democracy reporters
Employment Type: Fixed-term contract
Salary: £22,665
Sector: Regional Media

Job Description

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

 

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 Friday 23 August 2019.

 

Please mention HoldtheFrontPage when applying for this role. This advert will expire on Friday 23rd August 2019.

Employer Information

Newsquest
United Kingdom