Local Democracy Reporters x 24
|Posted: Tue 12 Dec 2017||Closing Date: Mon 5 Feb 2018|
|Employment Type:||Fixed-term contract|
|Salary:||£22k min (£24k min London)|
Local Democracy Reporters ‐ Various Locations
£22k min (£24k min London)
As part of an exciting UK‐wide ground‐breaking initiative between the BBC and regional publishers, we are seeking to recruit Local Democracy Reporters based across the UK.
About the Scheme:
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.
Package Description/Important Information:
This role is a 2 year fixed term contract with a minimum salary of £22k (£24k London) as well as holiday entitlement, pension scheme plus other benefits available to you as a Newsquest employee. Newsquest is committed to equal opportunity for all. We may collect relevant data for monitoring as part of our candidate registration process.
The vacancies are based in various local authority regions across the UK.
* Vacancies in italic: This contract is awarded by the BBC to Newsquest, in partnership with other regional publishers. The successful candidate for this role * will be based in the regional publisher’s newsroom as stated and be employed by them.
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 2nd February 2018
Please mention HoldtheFrontPage when applying for this role. This advert will expire on Monday 5th February 2018.