Newsquest - one of the country’s leading regional media companies - has two vacancies remaining for local democracy reporters as part of an exciting UK‐wide ground‐breaking initiative between regional publishers and the BBC.

This unique scheme is designed to increase coverage and scrutiny of local authorities across the UK. Funded by the BBC and run by media publishers, the reporters will offer in‐depth coverage of our local authorities.

To be considered for the roles based at Reading and Berkshire , you will be at least qualified to NCTJ prelim with shorthand and on the way to taking your NQJ exams/or already NQJ qualified/or equivalent with experience of working in a newsroom. This essential criteria will go hand in hand with your ability to provide outstanding content in text, audio and video format.

This role is a fixed term contract until June 2021 with a minimum salary of £23k.

To apply please send your CV and a covering letter to

Deadline for applications June 12 2020.

Apply to:

Mr Andrew Colley
Group editor

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