Mediatel Newsline is the UK media industry's most popular and well-regarded thought leadership platform, hosting a wide variety of ideas, opinions and analysis on a daily basis from seasoned journalists and business leaders. The readership is largely senior, and we are well-known for our quality and trusted reporting. This is a fun and rewarding role with considerable editorial freedoms.

What You'll be Doing

  • Investigating a story as soon as it breaks
  • Following up potential leads and developing new contacts
  • Interviewing people face-to-face and over the phone
  • Reporting from industry conferences
  • Supporting Mediatel’s own events with top-notch reporting
  • Initiating ideas for stories and features
  • Writing up articles in a style that will appeal to readers
  • Sub-editing other reporters' articles for publication
  • Helping to produce video interviews
  • Assisting the editor with various editorial-based duties
  • Helping to commission and edit content
  • Helping to produce daily email news bulletins
  • Helping to manage social media channels

What We Need From You

  • 2+ years’ experience as a journalist, preferably with a sound understanding of the media and advertising sectors
  • Graduate level with excellent writing and communication skills
  • Confident and outgoing with the ability to manage meetings and interviews at a senior level
  • Work efficiently in a deadline driven environment
  • Meticulous attention to spelling, grammar and punctuation
  • Ability to deal with data and figures with accuracy and confidence
  • An ability to grasp complex issues quickly and explain them in simple, concise language
  • Strong networking skills to cultivate industry contacts and sources
  • Keen to continue learning and developing skills in a growing business
  • Good understanding of content management systems, such as WordPress, is an advantage

How to Apply

To apply for the position, please send a covering letter and CV to If you have articles published online , please include a small selection of links in your covering letter.

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