Live News Journalist
Live News Journalist- Reading
Competitive + Benefits
Getreading are looking for a talented Live News Journalist to join their busy news team based in our offices in Reading.
Trinity Mirror Group with an award winning portfolio of newspapers, websites and digital products, is one of the UK’s Top Ten multimedia companies employing over six thousand people across more than sixty locations around the country.
Our drive to capture, present and analyse the news inspired the launch of our very first papers in the early 19th Century. And today our commitment is just as strong. Whether via page or screen, our audiences get the trusted, reliable news service they have come to expect.
As well as bringing a nose for a good story you'll have an appreciation of what content works well online and how our audience wants to engage with it.
As part of the getreading team you will need to be comfortable covering court and council meetings as well as football news and entertainment, including Reading Festival.
The role includes running our daily breaking news blog which reaches thousands of people every day in Berkshire.
You'll be as confident using social media to find and promote your stories as you are sourcing or filming video, meeting a contact and getting the inside track on a story to lead the website.
Ideally you'll have a journalist qualification including shorthand or previous relevant experience in a similar role.
What you need to know
In return we will offer you a generous remuneration package, 25 days holiday per year plus 8 bank holidays, with the option to purchase additional holiday, a pension scheme and various other benefits that will be discussed during the interview process.
This will be a shift position which will include evening and weekend work as required.
You will need a full driving licence to fulfill this role.
The closing date for this role is 31st March, 2017. . We will be considering applicants as they apply, so please don’t delay in submitting your application.
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