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Freelance Broadcast Journalist

A freelance and contract journalism job at Wireless in London
Posted 4 June 2018, 11.47am edt





We are looking for experienced freelance broadcast journalists who can create engaging content for bulletins across talkSPORT, talkRADIO and Virgin Radio.

You will be working in our London offices - and eventually in our newly built studios at News UK at London Bridge, filling shifts across the week and weekend on an ad hoc basis. The role is desk based and involves turning around copy to tight deadlines, responding quickly to breaking news and creating news lines and engaging audio clips from guests across our network. We are looking for people who are passionate about news, who can use their initiative to produce first-class stories and have an outstanding broadcasting voice. You will need:

  • A journalism qualification (NCTJ or Degree)
  • Great voice and writing skills
  • Strong working knowledge of media law
  • Experience of working on a radio/TV news desk - both reading bulletins and reporting.
  • Ideally you’ll have an interest and working knowledge of sport.
  • Knowledge and previous use of Burli software would be an advantage

Apply by sending us a copy of your CV, a demo and a statement, telling us why you should be part of our team.

Please note, only applications that include a demo will be considered Wireless Group is a leading UK and Irish media company, which is wholly owned by News Corp UK and Ireland Limited.

The group operates 23 leading radio brands across the UK and Ireland. These include market leading stations embedded in their local communities as well as popular national brands such as talkSPORT, the world's biggest sports radio station, talkRADIO and Virgin Radio.

As well as radio, Wireless Group operates a growing digital services division incorporating Simply Zesty and Tibus.

If you want to work for one of the world’s most exciting, challenging and creative media organisations, then News UK is the place to build your career.

To apply

Please send a copy of your CV and demo to: careers@news.co.uk

This job closes: 25 June, 2018
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