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Video Reporter (News)

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Job Introduction

Video Reporter (News - three positions available)

Birmingham (Fort Dunlop)

£Competitive + Company benefits



An exciting opportunity is available for a creative video storyteller to join our multimedia publishing business in Birmingham.


Working across our news and what’s on teams, you’ll create create compelling, original, shareable video-led stories for publication on our web, mobile, app and social platforms.


You’ll cover the region’s biggest concerts and crowd-pleasing events such as the Great Birmingham Run, spotting every opportunity to create brilliant video.


You’ll use social media savvy to source and share video that gets local people talking, and will work with pace and creativity to support breaking news stories with engaging, high-quality video.


Confident and capable in front of and behind the camera, you’ll tell stories through video, writing and headlining engagingly to get your content watched.


In this role, you’ll be responsible for achieving video audience targets as part of a team.


If it sounds like the role for you, read on...


Our Business: Trinity Mirror plc


Trinity Mirror plc, with an award-winning portfolio of newspapers, websites and digital products, is one of the UK’s largest multimedia companies employing more than 6,000 people across 60-plus locations around the country.


Trusted, relevant, reliable and essential on social, mobile, desktop and in print, our loyal readers and advertisers are attracted by the knowledge, insight and vital services that our iconic brands (the Birmingham Mail, Birmingham Post, Coventry Telegraph and Sunday Mercury in the West Midlands, and the Daily Mirror nationally, to name just a few) provide. None of this would be possible without our dedicated employees driving the business forward.





You’ll be a qualified journalist with up-to-date media law, and will need proven experience of telling stories through high-quality video.


You will be focused and creative, with experience using content management systems and a keen awareness of SEO techniques and digital publishing best practice.


You’ll have confident video editing and production skills across web, mobile and social, and you’ll be a social media native, effective at using social platforms to source, seed and share.


Flexible and adaptable, you’ll be comfortable with weekend working as you’ll attend plenty of gigs, concerts and family events in pursuit of great video.


Excellent attention to detail, accuracy and the ability to think on your feet under deadline pressure are also essential.


This role offers a real opportunity to develop your career at the forefront of digital publishing.  



What you need to know

If you think you can bring these skills and attributes to our dynamic and fast-paced digital newsroom, please apply by February 24, 2017.


Trinity Mirror plc has a strong benefits package which includes, for this role, a competitive base salary, 33 days holiday including bank holidays and pension along with an extensive flexible benefits portfolio (to be discussed at interview).


We will be reviewing applications as they are received so please don't delay in submitting your application.

Trinity Mirror plc is committed to equal opportunity for all. We may collect relevant data for monitoring as part of our candidate registration process.

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