Part Time Broadcast Journalist
A part-time journalism job at United Christian Broadcasters in Stoke-on-Trent, UK
Posted 9 May 2019, 4.15am edt
UCB is looking for an experienced broadcast journalist to join the News Team on a part time basis working 3 days per week at the Broadcast Centre in Hanchurch, Stoke-on-Trent ST4 8RY.
UCB includes two Christian radio stations available on digital radio, online and the UCB Player app. You will need a good voice for radio, an understanding of Broadcast Law, suitable journalistic experience and you will be expected to have a working knowledge of Christian organisations and Church activity in the UK and abroad.
The role will involve news reading, recording/editing, reporting, two-way features with presenters and sourcing original stories for a range of radio programmes. You will also know how to utilise social media to communicate UCB News. Your shift pattern may vary from week to week, working in conjunction with other colleagues, although your days of work will be fixed; there may also be the opportunity to work additional hours in order to provide cover for absences within the Team.
Your ability to write for radio needs to be excellent. You will need to demonstrate your experience of broadcast journalism and provide examples of original stories that you have generated.
You will be expected to adhere to United Christian Broadcasters’ vision and purpose and be a strong team player able to provide a distinctive service of news from a Christian perspective.
Please provide a showreel with your application
Salary: based on experience (plus a selection of staff benefits)
Closing Date: Monday 3rd June 2019 - noon
Interviews: Tuesday 2nd July 2019. It is anticipated that the successful candidate would commence work early to mid-August.