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HTFP Jobs: Trainee Reporters, Weymouth/Bridport

Trainee Reporters

The Dorset Echo, Bridport and Lyme Regis News

Based: Weymouth/Bridport

Posted: Wed 27 Sep 2017 Closing Date: Fri 22 Dec 2017
Employer: The Dorset Echo, Bridport and Lyme Regis News
Job Category: Trainee & junior reporters
Employment Type: Full time
Sector: Regional Media

Job Description

The Dorset Echo and our sister paper the Bridport and Lyme Regis News are looking for trainee reporters to join our award-winning team.

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

The successful candidates 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 past year.

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

Please send your application to diarmuid.macdonagh@dorsetecho.co.uk

 

Please mention HoldtheFrontPage when applying for this role. This advert will expire on Friday 22nd December 2017.

Employer Information

The Dorset Echo, Bridport and Lyme Regis News
Weymouth,
BH2

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