* News Reporter - PA

Careers: News Reporter

Location: London

The Press Association is looking for a talented reporter based in the London bureau of an international newspaper.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Generating original journalism
  • Breaking news
  • Flexible to the demands of filing from the field
  • Finding new angles for diary stories
  • Building up a strong contacts book for the bureau
  • Producing regular podcasts

 

Essential criteria:

  • Must have worked in a newsroom, preferably at national level
  • Experience of reporting in or on the Middle East
  • Excellent English
  • Wide range of interests from news and sport to culture
  • Team player but with ability to be a self-starter
  • Video editing skills
  • Ability to drive story-sharing on social media through audience engagement
  • Presenting stories in exciting, multi-skilled ways

 

Desirable criteria:

  • Working Arabic

 

Professional qualifications

  • Must have journalistic qualification, including media law

 

Please note this role will be based in London and will involve shifts.

Please send your CV and covering letter to Lisa Mitchell, Head of Production

Email: Lisa.mitchell@pressassociation.com

 Closing Date: 1 June 2018

 The company encourages applications from all sectors of the community



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