Are you a reporter who relishes covering the issues that matter and knows how to spot and sell a story without compromising on quality?

If so, we are offering you the chance to cover one of the most interesting news patches in the country and have your stories read by hundreds of thousands of people.

The Midland News Association is looking for senior journalists to join its team writing for the Express & Star, Shropshire Star and its websites and apps.

We want ambitious, dedicated and enthusiastic journalists, with a proven track record of digging out the best off-diary news stories, features and analysis.

As multimedia journalists, you must be comfortable producing content for all of our print and digital platforms - from in-depth news features to breaking news articles and engaging live blogs.

You will need to come up with ideas and deliver compelling stories on a consistent basis.

In particular, we are looking to fill the following specialist roles within the newsroom:

  • Courts and crime correspondent 
  • Health correspondent

To apply, you must be NCTJ-trained and able to deliver accurate, entertaining copy to meet strict deadlines. A full, clean driving licence is also required.

This is a brilliant opportunity for a journalist looking to take the next step in their career, covering a diverse, vibrant and busy patch.

Benefits include a competitive salary, 25 days' annual holiday and the chance to develop your career at Britain’s largest independent regional news company.

If you are interested in this role, please send a copy of your CV and covering letter, indicating which of the specialist roles you are applying for, to editor-in-chief, Martin Wright at:

The closing date for applications is Friday, 4 February.

Apply to:

Martin Wright
Midland News Association
Express & Star / Shropshire Star
51-53 Queen Street
United Kingdom

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