Brand: Saffron Walden Reporter
Location: Saffron Walden
Closing date: July 19, 2019
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An opportunity has arisen for a trainee journalist for our well-loved and respected newspapers the Saffron Reporter and Dunmow Broadcast. As an NCTJ-trained journalist you would be creating print and digital content that informs and engages these local communities that live in this beautiful part of the county.
You will need to have a flair for and enjoy creating written content which is engaging for all platforms – websites, print and mobile. On occasion you will need to produce video and pictures to engage audiences with digital content that is lively and current. You will be given scope to find your own news as well as working on stories as directed by your editor. This is a wonderful training ground where we can offer you the chance to pick up stories that really interest you too – in sport or entertainment for example.
This full-time opportunity is perfect if you have your NCTJ qualification with 100 WPM shorthand or perhaps you have your journalism degree and would join us as an apprentice to work towards this qualification with us. This role is set in a team of four and on a rota basis you will work some weekends and evenings. It is essential that you drive and have access to a vehicle.
THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE WILL HAVE:
It is essential that you have your NCTJ preliminary qualifications as a minimum requirement for this opportunity. If you have gone on to complete your senior exams we are also very keen to hear from you and can clarify that we would be looking to offer you the higher end of the salary indicated below
SALARY & BENEFITS
If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
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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