Trainee Reporter - Adrossan

Zoek Pin Irvine, North Ayrshire, Scotland


Permanent (Full time)

Posted 10 days ago

Trainee Reporter

Ayrshire and Clyde Weekly Press

We are looking for a bright and enthusiastic trainee reporter to join our team covering news in Ardrossan.

From breaking news online, and reacting fastest to breaking stories to getting to the heart of a community issue, this is a varied role perfect for a tenacious mind with a sharp news sense and instinct of where to find the next big story.

Creativity and ideas are key, along with an understanding of news-gathering in a digital age. The successful applicant will be a natural on social media and determined to drive page views for their stories.

The job is perfect for someone with pre-entry trainee qualifications who can hit the ground running and start making a name for themselves in journalism straight away.

You will be joining a great, skilled, innovative, talented team with a passion for local news.

You will need:

  • To be keen to get stuck in and take your career to the next level in a patch full of stories
  • To have a web-first attitude and be keen to engage a growing online audience with exciting, reactive and innovative content
  • To be willing to be coached in producing a daily output of high-quality accurate news stories for all our titles
  • To be prepared for morning, evening and weekend work

Our ideal candidate will also have:

  • NCTJ Diploma in Journalism or the equivalent
  • Attention to detail
  • The ability to write and think quickly under pressure.
  • A strong news sense
  • Great people skills
  • An engaging writing style
  • Full driver’s licence

If you feel this job is for you, please send a CV and covering letter to Gillian Murphy by clicking apply now.

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