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Job Introduction

Trending video reporter - Trinity Mirror Regionals

Based: Fort Dunlop, Birmingham

There are three roles available.

Job Introduction

Do you want the chance to help work on a new project from the start and shape a new and exciting service from the off? Then read on

Trinity Mirror Regionals is seeing phenomenal growth in video views across its regional titles and we need you to help us take it to the next level.

Were looking for someone to tell compelling stories across our regional titles from the Birmingham Mail, Manchester Evening News to the Grimsby Telegraph and Bristol Post.

To take us to the next level, were looking for someone who can tell compelling, emotive and thought-provoking stories through video.

You dont need to be a documentary-maker but you do need to be able to edit video in a way that really makes people think.

If you know a good story when you see one, if you can construct video in ways that make people laugh, cry and inform them, and if you have knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, youll have a brilliant opportunity to transform the way we tell stories - and be part of a fantastic team.

Role Responsibility

Youll have the editing skills and instinct to be able to transform raw footage into great stories that people really want to watch and share - and youll make them look great too.

Youll be adept at social media and know what works and what doesnt on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and other platforms. Youll be able to search these to spot video opportunities and find opportunities of your own through brilliant, creative ideas.

You must have advanced editing skills and strong knowledge of After Effects and other Adobe Creative Suite software is preferred - but also the journalistic eye for a good story and be able to provide strong copy to ensure your video competes on social media and in search, as well as standing on its own on our sites.

The Ideal Candidate

You could be working anywhere in digital media as long as youve got the right skills to create compelling video together with passion and drive.

You must have an awareness of legal issues around filming and editing. Youll be able to work on videos from inception to creation.

A driving licence is preferred and you must have a flexible approach to shifts. Youll be based in Birmingham but working for our regional titles across the UK, so some travel to different locations may be needed from time to time.

Package Description

  • A competitive base salary
  • 33 days holiday including bank holidays
  • Extensive flexible benefits portfolio

About the Company

Trinity Mirror PLC is one of the UKs largest multimedia publishers, with an award winning portfolio of five national and 130 regional titles and over 500 digital products. At Trinity Mirror Regionals, we are digital first and audience-focused. Our journalists and titles consistently win awards for agenda-setting news and innovative storytelling, allowing readers to explore information via bespoke digital tools or live blogging and video to cover breaking news and sport. We are experts at using social media and pride ourselves on the digital training and development available to our journalists.

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