Monday 4 March 2024
 6.6°C   SSE Fresh Breeze
Shetland News job logo


Shetland News Online Ltd

Full-Time, Part-Time
The Knowes, Lunning, Vidlin, Shetland ZE2 9QB
£28,000 (starting)
Closing Date
10 February 2024
Start Date
1 April 2024
Shetland News Online Ltd
07775 564513


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

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:


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.



JavaScript Required

We're sorry, but Shetland News isn't fully functional without JavaScript enabled.
Head over to the help page for instructions on how to enable JavaScript on your browser.

Your Privacy

We use cookies on our site to improve your experience.
By using our service, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy.

Browser is out-of-date

Shetland News isn't fully functional with this version of .
Head over to the help page for instructions on updating your browser for more security, improved speed and the best overall experience on this site.

Interested in Notifications?

Get notifications from Shetland News for important and breaking news.
You can unsubscribe at any time.

Become a supporter of Shetland News

We're committed to ensuring everyone has equitable access to impartial, open and quality local journalism that benefits all residents.

By supporting Shetland News, you play a vital role in ensuring we remain a pivotal resource in supporting the community.

Support us from as little as £3 per month – it only takes a minute to sign up. Thank you.