Trainee Sports Reporter – Newbury News (South)

The award-winning Newbury Weekly News is looking for a highly-motivated trainee sports reporter to join its busy and friendly team covering West Berkshire and North Hampshire. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing all sports content for our newspaper’s sports section, website and social media channels, plus some local news content.

The successful candidate will be enthusiastic with a passion for sport, positive attitude and a commitment to our community.

You must have a full set of NCTJ preliminary passes including shorthand and a full driving licence and car.

The Newbury Weekly News is an ambitious independently-owned newspaper, founded in 1867, with an award-winning website,

Please send your CV and a covering letter explaining why you are the best person for this job to editor Andy Murrill at

The closing date for applications is Friday, March 15. Please mention the NCTJ when applying for this role.

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