Broadcast/Digital Journalist

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Wessex FM
February 20, 2020
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Broadcast/Digital Journalist at Wessex FM in Dorchester.
Wessex FM is looking for a highly motivated, talented and flexible Broadcast/Digital journalist to join our dedicated news team in Dorchester, Dorset.
We pride ourselves on creating trusted, memorable local content for all our platforms.
So whether it’s on air, on our website on our App and on social media, your job will be to cover the stories that matter most to our listeners.
We are a small and hard-working team who follow 6 core values – to have FUN, be FAIR, be OPEN and HONEST, making sure we remain PROFESSIONAL and also UNCONVENTIONAL in the work we do.
The role will involve:
• Compiling and reading news bulletins for Wessex FM, Alexa flash briefings and Wessex 70’s.
• Writing news stories, interviewing and editing audio.
• Creating news content for our website and social media platforms.
• Providing holiday and sickness cover for breakfast and drive time shifts.
You will also need to have a journalism qualification, good working knowledge of media law and broadcast regulations and a full clean driving licence is preferred.
Benefits include 25 days a year holiday and access to the our rewards scheme (including discounts at major retailers).
If you would like to be part of our news team and help make Wessex FM the first choice for news in Dorset please send your CV and a 2 minute bulletin to