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Reporter

Shetland News Online Ltd

Type
Full-Time, Part-Time
Address
The Knowes, Lunning, Vidlin, Shetland ZE2 9QB
Salary
£28,000 (starting)
Closing Date
10 February 2024
Start Date
1 April 2024
Company
Shetland News Online Ltd
Telephone
07775 564513
Email
hans@shetnews.co.uk

 

Hours: Flexible full-time; part-time considered
Salary: Starting from £28,000

 

Job description:

Shetland News is an independently-owned daily online news service and agency that publishes the successful Shetland News website at www.shetnews.co.uk.

Serving an island community of around 23,000, we are now looking for an experienced and highly motivated reporter to further expand and develop our news coverage.

This is a unique opportunity to work in a highly competitive media environment that requires the successful candidate to quickly obtain a working knowledge in a variety of areas and industries such as local authority and court reporting, fishing and aquaculture, as well as oil, gas and new energy.

The ideal candidate must be capable of working on his/her own initiative, investigating stories, and developing these through to publication. Experience in audio and video editing is an advantage.

 

Anyone interested is welcome to contact the editor for a chat on 07775 564513.

Please submit your application including a covering letter and CV to the editor Hans J Marter by email: hans@shetnews.co.uk

 


Unique in the way we work, Shetland News is a member of the Independent Community News Network (ICNN), has recently become a founding member of the Scottish Beacon collaboration and is regulated by IMPRESS.

Shetland News also employs the BBC-funded, part-time local democracy reporter for the isles.

 

 

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