A freelance and contract job at Kingdom FM in Kirkcaldy
Posted 5 January, 2018 in Journalism
Kingdom FM is looking for freelance Broadcast Journalists. Great local radio is at the core of everything we do and that includes local and engaging news and sport coverage.
The Ideal Candidate If you’re ready to take your first step into professional broadcasting, we want to hear from you. This is the ideal role if you’re newly qualified with an NCTJ/BJTC accredited degree (or similar) and ready to experience commercial radio first hand.
You'll have a good broadcasting voice and the confidence to present both pre-recorded and live bulletins. You’ll need great editorial judgement, sharp writing skills, sound legal and regulatory knowledge and experience of various social media platforms.
Knowledge of Burli is desirable, a full driving licence is essential.
What We Can Offer You Based at our studios in Kirkcaldy, the successful candidate will be an integral part of our News Team. You'll present hourly bulletins, interview contributors, write scripts, edit audio and forward plan during reporting and news-reading shifts. We'll help you to turn your original story ideas into informative, creative and engaging journalism.
We have reporting shifts and two on-air shifts (morning and afternoon) during the week. At the weekend, there is one on-air shift on both Saturday and Sunday.
Shift rate is based on experience.