Freelance Broadcast Journalist - Signal 107

A freelance and contract journalism job at Signal 107 in Wolverhampton, UK
Posted 7 June 2018, 8.58am edt

Freelance Broadcast Journalist - Signal 107

We are looking for experienced freelance broadcast journalists who can create engaging content for bulletins across Signal 107.

You will be working in our Wolverhampton studios broadcasting across the West Midlands, North Worcestershire and Shropshire. You will be 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

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.

Closing Date 13th July 2018

This job closed on 5 July, 2018 so we’re afraid you can no longer apply for this role.
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