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HTFP Jobs: Local Democracy Reporters x3, Various

Newsquest

Based: Various

Posted: Fri 22 Mar 2019
Closing Date: Fri 26 Apr 2019
Employer: Newsquest
Job Category: Senior reporters
Trainee & junior reporters
Specialist reporters
Employment Type: Fixed-term contract
Salary: £22k min
Sector: Regional Media

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Local Democracy Reporters x3

Newsquest

Based: Various

Posted: Fri 22 Mar 2019
Closing Date: Fri 26 Apr 2019
Employer: Newsquest
Job Category: Senior reporters
Trainee & junior reporters
Specialist reporters
Employment Type: Fixed-term contract
Salary: £22k min
Sector: Regional Media

Job Description

Local Democracy Reporters

Newsquest – one of the country’s leading regional media companies – has four vacancies remaining 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 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 £22k (£24k London) as well as holiday entitlement, pension scheme plus other benefits available to you as a Newsquest employee.

Location:

Application reference Local Authority Regions Number of vacancies Vacancies by newspaper office
 E26 Buckhinghamshire 1 Bucks Free Press
 E26 Slough 1 Slough Observer
S7 Dundee 1 Alloa Advertiser

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 26 April 2019.

 

Please mention HoldtheFrontPage when applying for this role. This advert will expire on Friday 26th April 2019.

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Newsquest