Red Snapper Media reaches the largest audience of police and justice professionals in the UK, publishing a market leading network of digital media titles dedicated to the police, offender management, criminal justice and enforcement practitioner audiences.

Part of Red Snapper Media; Police Oracle is the UK’s largest provider of police news and information, publishing the latest stories on police jobs, transfers, equipment, pay and conditions and training.

We have more than 47,000 paid subscribers, 206,000 registered profiles and regularly hit 500,000 page views a month.

As a Freelance Journalist on the Police Oracle team you would be required to write breaking news stories and content, covering all facets of law enforcement to ensure readers stay informed on the latest issues facing the community.

The Role

We are looking for a focused and driven freelance reporter to work predominantly on Police Oracle.

From writing accurate, breaking news articles quickly and concisely to interviewing politicians or chief constables - the role varies greatly from day-to-day and will suit an NQJ qualified journalist.

A good understanding of the burning issues within the police and justice world would be preferable, an interest in home affairs is also desirable.

The successful candidate will also understand the importance of social media both in terms of researching articles and promoting their own work.

We want a self-starter who can work on their own, or as part of a small but dedicated team, filing well-written and researched articles on a daily basis to agreed deadlines.

How to apply

To apply, please email a covering letter and a copy of your CV to the Human Resources Manager, Jane Salmon, careers@redsnappergroup.co.uk or click the "apply online" button.

Need to learn a new skill to be eligible to apply for jobs like this? Check out our training courses



Please quote journalism.co.uk when applying for this position

Subscribe to our email job alerts to get more jobs like this and/or follow @journalism_jobs on Twitter.