Trainee Reporter

Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire

Job id:
330201293
Published:
04-03-2020
Expires:
03-04-2020
Job type:
Full-time
Permanent
Salary level:£17,160  per year
Work area:
Admin, Secretarial, PA, Marketing and PR, Media,Creative, Design
Job id:
330201293
Published:
04-03-2020
Job type:
Full-time
Permanent
Expires:
03-04-2020
Salary level:£17,160  per year
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Trainee Reporter, Huntingdon

 

A wonderful opportunity is available for a Trainee Reporter to join our popular newspaper title the Hunts Post. This role will see you reporting on engaging stories covering local news, sport and events that are available to the readers in print, online, e-editions and through various social media channels.

We want someone who combines sound news judgement and multimedia awareness to build on our reputation for insightful and informative community journalism. The successful candidate will be expected to play a role in shaping our news coverage across multiple platforms.

You will be passionate about the use of social media and understand how this plays a crucial role in news gathering and engaging readers. Creating video content to bring greater connection to your stories will also be an essential and very enjoyable part of this role.

It is essential that you have completed your NCTJ qualification, ideally with 100 WPM shorthand, and are now hungry to make a name for yourself and push on to achieve full senior status.

THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE WILL HAVE:

NCTJ preliminary qualifications
Ability to produce sparkling copy for our newspapers and websites

Strong digital audience awareness for content

Ability to produce video and picture content

Ability to demonstrate a decent standard of spelling, particularly for writing captions

Excellent news judgement

Ideas for print and digital platforms

Full valid driving licence

 

SALARY & BENEFITS

 

Salary up to £17,160

Full 25 days paid holiday + statutory bank holidays

Cycle to Work scheme

Annual Volunteer work day

Archant Gold matched charity fundraising

Give as You Earn tax-free charity giving scheme

WHAT NEXT?

If you are interested in applying for this position, please click the "apply via email" button and send your CV.

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

We reserve the right to change the closing date at any time during the recruitment process, so please apply asap as we will be dealing with applications as soon as they arrive.

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