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Trainee Reporters, Barking

Brand: Archant

Location: Barking

Closing date: Dec. 8, 2017

Download: Application Form - Word

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Download: Job Description

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Archant London is looking for trainee reporters to join our talented news team working on the east London titles and supporting websites.

The successful candidates will hold the NCTJ qualification, have excellent writing skills, can bring in exclusive stories in a busy 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 candidates will be expected to play a role in shaping our news coverage across multiple platforms.

We would like to recruit individuals who fully understand the needs of the community and its audience and they will be 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 to Work scheme, Childcare Vouchers and Archant Gold, charity match funding.

So if you are a trainee with 100 words per minute shorthand, newspaper and/or website experience and reckon you've got what it takes to bring in the big stories that matter, please complete and return your application to quoting job reference no: RL/EDT802/TR/Nov17.

Closing date for completed applications is Friday December 8th 2017.

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.

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