PA Media Job - Closes February 15th


PA Media is looking for a Regional Reporter to cover Yorkshire and the north east of England for one of the UK’s key newsgathering organisations.

We need an accomplished self-starter who can turn their hand to everything from high profile court cases to human interest stories, producing fast, fair and accurate copy.

We can only consider applicants with journalism qualifications, including media law and shorthand.

They will also have an extensive track record of producing stills and video when needed, using social media to gather news and producing their own stories.

More Details here;

ITV News Traineeship open for Applications


This is a nine-month programme starting on Monday 28th September 2020 and we are looking for 12 talented journalists, seven of whom will work in one of our English Regional newsrooms in ITV Anglia (Norwich); ITV Central (Birmingham); ITV Granada (Media City, Salford); ITV Meridian (Nr Southampton); ITV Tyne Tees & Border (Gateshead, nr Newcastle); ITV West Country (Bristol); or ITV Yorkshire (Leeds). Two trainees will be based in our national newsrooms; one for ITV Cymru Wales in Cardiff and the other for UTV in Belfast. Two trainees will be working in our Network newsroom based in London, plus we have an opportunity for one trainee to be based on Jersey at ITV Channel (St Helier).

You’ll receive a salary of £24,116 per annum for all roles outside of London (£26,660 pro-rata in London) and five weeks annual leave during the scheme, plus public holidays. A very high percentage of those who graduate from the programme have gone on to secure permanent jobs with both ITV News and ITV more widely, although there are no guarantees of continued employment beyond the 9 months.

More Details can be found

Wiping the Computers

After Graduation next week I am planning on wiping the Centre's computers ready for the start of the new Academic Year.

I you have anything stored directly on any of the Centre's computers it will be wiped over the coming weeks.

If there is anything you deperately need to keep please make arrangements to make copies or you will lose it.


Editorial Networking Event - ITV Sport


A little bit short notice, applications have to be in by next Friday. An opportunity for the aspiring Sports Journalist. ITV are holding an invitiation only Networking Event, to apply for a place at the event you need to send a current CV together with your idea, in 100 words or less, for a great opening music montage to the Rugby World Cup on ITV this September.  If you are selected, full details of the event will be sent with your invitation.

More details here


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