Journalist, BBC North West Tonight (Isle of Man) (Onhold)
BBC North West is looking for an outstanding journalist to work towards our TV and digital coverage of the Isle of Man. You will be working as part of a small team to gather the best stories from the Isle of Man, from news to politics to sport – you’ll cover it all!
You will act as a news-gatherer, filming and editing and reporting. You will cover news, generate original stories and reflect life on the Isle of Man. Your reports will be broadcast on North West Tonight, across our bulletins, social media and online.
Are you the right candidate?
The ideal candidate will have at least three years’ experience as a journalist (or equivalent) and have first class news judgement, be able to shoot and edit video (FCP skills preferred), experience of writing hard news stories and lighter features. You must have a compelling writing style and be full of ideas. You must be conscientious and a self-starter. You should have a track record of using social media as both a broadcast medium to tell compelling stories and a news-gathering tool.
Important Application Information
As part of the questionnaire you will be asked for a story idea for the BBC Isle of Man social media. Also you will be asked to submit your demo reel (if you have one) or any other links to your published work
Permanent, continuing role
Location: Isle of Man
This role is open to individuals with the right to live and work on the Isle of Man.
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