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Trainee Reporter

Ham&High series, Islington Gazette, Hackney Gazette and Brent & Kilburn Times

Based: London

Posted: Fri 18 May 2018 Closing Date: Fri 1 Jun 2018
Employer: Archant London
Job Category: Trainee & junior reporters
Employment Type: Full time
Sector: Regional Media

Job Description

Archant is looking for a trainee reporter to join a talented news team working on four north London titles and supporting websites: the Ham&High series, Islington Gazette, Hackney Gazette and Brent & Kilburn Times.

The successful candidate will hold an NCTJ diploma, have excellent writing skills, be able to bring in exclusive stories in a busy and diverse news patch, and have the ability and talent to provide outstanding multimedia content for our newspapers and online.

Candidates will combine sound news judgement and multimedia awareness to build on our reputation for insightful and informative community journalism.

With an integrated print/web content system, the potential for development is enormous and the successful candidate will be expected to play a role in shaping our news coverage across multiple platforms.

We would like to recruit an individual who fully understands, and is keen to reflect, the needs of our communities and audiences, and who is willing to deliver content in many different ways.

We offer a comprehensive range of benefits that include five weeks’ holiday per annum, life insurance and contributory pension scheme.

We also run a wide voluntary benefits scheme, incorporating a cycle scheme and childcare vouchers and Archant Gold, which is our charity match funding scheme.

If you are a trainee with 100 words per minute shorthand and newspaper and/or website experience, and reckon you've got what it takes to bring in the big stories that matter, visit the vacancies page on our website using the following link

Contact Details

Please complete and return applications to quoting job reference no: HHE/EDT650/May18.

Closing date for completed applications is Friday, June 1.

Please note that if you have not been invited in for an interview within four weeks of the closing date, then you can assume on this occasion that your application has been unsuccessful.


Please mention HoldtheFrontPage when applying for this role. This advert will expire on Friday 1st June 2018.

Employer Information

Archant London

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