Reporter / Journalist

The SmartList
10 Mar 2018
14 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job DescriptionJOB TITLE: Preston City Council / City Centre Reporter

LOCATION: Preston, Lancashire

SALARY & BENEFITS: circa £25,000

THE COMPANY: Johnston Press is a leading media company within the UK with brands including The I, The Scotsman, Yorkshire Post, Sheffield Star, and Portsmouth News. Our digital audience is nationwide and we reach more than 24m users a month across mobile, desktop and tablet.

THE ROLE: We are currently recruiting for an experienced Reporter for The Lancashire Evening Post to cover Preston City Council and the city centre patch for our daily title and website.

You will have an in depth understanding of the workings of local government and be able to deliver clear, accessible content for our readers.

Key responsibilities of the Reporter, Preston

  • Deliver compelling stories relevant to the community
  • Ensure all content is politically neutral and provides a fair reflection of views
  • Keeping up to date with city centre developments
  • Provide video content where relevant

Key Experience/ Characteristics required for the Reporter, Preston
  • Senior level Reporter experience
  • NCTJ qualification or equivalent
  • In depth knowledge of the workings of local government

Does this sound like you? If yes then please hit the apply now button.

You will then be sent to an online questionnaire to support your CV and application, please fill in the details and we will be in touch to advise you of the next steps

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