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Trainee Reporter

Dorset Echo

Based: Weymouth

Posted: Fri 17 Aug 2018 Closing Date: Fri 28 Sep 2018
Employer: Dorset Echo
Job Category: Trainee & junior reporters
Employment Type: Full time
Sector: Regional Media

Job Description

The Dorset Echo is looking for a trainee reporter to join our award-winning team.

We are looking for an NCTJ-qualified reporter who has strong news gathering, shorthand and writing ability as well as the digital skills to operate in a fast-paced and evolving industry.

The successful candidate will be joining a small, dedicated team covering a wide range of news and features in one of the most beautiful parts of the country.

It is a proven training ground for reporters starting out on their career and three former trainees gained their first editorships in the few years.

Some weekend and evening work will be required.

Duties Include:

  • Finding and writing stories
  • Taking pictures and video
  • Actively promoting your stories on social media.

A clean driving licence and use of a car are necessary for this role.
The role includes all the benefits of working for Newsquest including 33 days holiday (including bank holidays) and a contributory pension scheme.

Contact Details

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Please mention HoldtheFrontPage when applying for this role. This advert will expire on Friday 28th September 2018.

Employer Information

Dorset Echo
United Kingdom

Phone: 01305 260950

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