Senior journalists – Midland News Association (Wolverhampton)

Love news? Love talking to people? Want to make a difference?

Britain’s largest independent regional news company is looking to recruit senior reporters.

The Midland News Association, publisher of the Express & Star and Shropshire Star, is looking for people with experience and enthusiasm to join its team.

We are particularly looking for:

  • Specialist Crime and Courts Correspondent – A chance to work one of Britain’s newsiest regions, offering an understanding and insight into the challenges facing police as well as covering major court cases.
  • Senior News Correspondents – Reporters with relish who will bring in hard news stories and human interest features, bringing in front page leads and substantial online traffic and able to take on lively and interesting background news features.

These are roles for ambitious, dedicated and enthusiastic journalists with a proven track record.

As a multi-media journalist, you must be comfortable producing content for all of our print and digital platforms – from in-depth news features for our newspapers, to breaking news articles for our websites, as well as covering stories as they happen on live blogs.

We are looking for NCTJ-trained journalists, able to deliver accurate, entertaining copy to meet strict deadlines. A full, clean driving licence is required.

We will also consider NCTJ Diploma trained journalists who are working towards their NQJ.

This is a brilliant opportunity to join our newsroom, covering a diverse, vibrant and busy patch.

Benefits include a competitive salary, 25 days’ annual holiday and the chance to develop your career at Britain’s largest independent regional news company.

If you are interested in this role, please send a copy of your CV and covering letter for the attention of the editor-in-chief, Martin Wright, to:

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