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HTFP Jobs: Trainee Reporter, Bolton

Bolton News

Based: Bolton

Posted: Mon 8 Jul 2019
Closing Date: Fri 9 Aug 2019
Employer: Bolton News
Job Category: Trainee & junior reporters
Employment Type: Full time
Sector: Regional Media

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Trainee Reporter

Bolton News

Based: Bolton

Posted: Mon 8 Jul 2019
Closing Date: Fri 9 Aug 2019
Employer: Bolton News
Job Category: Trainee & junior reporters
Employment Type: Full time
Sector: Regional Media

Job Description

How would you like to work across our portfolio of growing titles including The Bolton News and Lancashire Telegraph?

A vacancy has arisen for a trainee reporter, based at our Bolton office.

The successful applicant for this role needs to be an enthusiastic self-starter who can find stories, make contacts and fit in with our hard-working team.

They will also have excellent news sense and the desire to see their name on the front page every week, while a good writing style and attention to detail is a must.

They would be required to write and upload breaking news to the web and social media, and have a flexible attitude to working hours in order to meet the demands of a busy news schedule.

Applicants should be qualified to NCTJ preliminary standard with shorthand at 100 words a minute. Knowledge of the Bolton and Blackburn areas would be an advantage.

Candidates should also hold a full, clean driving licence.

In return you will receive a competitive salary and 33 days holiday a year (including bank holidays), plus the opportunity to join a stakeholder pension scheme.

Contact Details

If you are interested in this role, please email your CV and covering letter to lisa.schofield@nqnw.co.uk

 

Please mention HoldtheFrontPage when applying for this role. This advert will expire on Friday 9th August 2019.

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