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Chief Reporter and Reporter

The Newark Advertiser

Based: Newark

Posted: Mon 7 Jan 2019 Closing Date: Mon 28 Jan 2019
Employer: The Newark Advertiser
Job Category: Senior reporters
Trainee & junior reporters
Employment Type: Full time
Sector: Regional Media

Job Description

The Newark Advertiser is looking for a chief reporter and reporter to join its busy newsroom.

The successful candidates will be highly motivated, have strong news gathering skills and be able to work effectively under pressure to meet deadlines.

A strong news sense is vital, as is the ability to provide accurate clean copy for both print and online.

Building a strong online audience is crucial so the successful candidate must be able to demonstrate a solid understanding of social media.

A full driving licence is essential.

The chief reporter will be responsible for leading our team of journalists, guiding our trainees and seniors to create scintillating stories as well as helping to structure the paper and production process, from dummy to deadline.

You will need to be methodical and meticulous and have a thorough legal knowledge.

The Advertiser, part of Iliffe Media, is at the heart of the Nottinghamshire community it has served for more than 160 years, publishing a two-edition paid-for weekly newspaper and its associated website.

Iliffe Media is a growing, independent company with a proud history in local media. We think the printed newspaper is as important as its digital future, but it has to be local and relevant.

Contact Details

CVs and a covering letter should be sent to the editor Sharon Hodkin – no later than January 28.


Please mention HoldtheFrontPage when applying for this role. This advert will expire on Monday 21st January 2019.

Employer Information

The Newark Advertiser

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