Broadcast Journalist (Newsreader) – London

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January 5, 2023
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Job Description

Broadcast Journalist (Newsreader) - London

Reporting of the role

This role reports to News Editors - London

Overview of job

Global’s Newsroom in London needs a journalist with a fantastic broadcast voice and great writing skills to be part of a team that produces bulletins for national radio brands like Capital, Heart and Smooth, as well as content for our rolling news station LBC News.

The successful candidate should have plenty of broadcast journalism experience in a radio newsroom.

You'll have a great passion for news and you will know that it is a 24/7 industry. You should be willing to take ownership for being across the news agenda and able to demonstrate a proven track record in responding to breaking news stories. Flexibility and versatility in the role is vital.

3 best things about the job

  • Working on some of the UK’s biggest and most exciting radio stations with a team of talented and hard-working journalists!
  • No two days are the same; you’ll be working on a variety of London and national stories.
  • This can lead to great career progression.

Measures of success – 

In the first few months, you would have:

  • Grasped the news agenda and produced stand-out content on some of the nation’s biggest radio brands.
  • Established yourself as a trusted voice to our audiences.
  • Set the standard in the quality of output across our newsroom, having learnt the Global's Newsroom style.

Responsibilities of the role

  • The person in this position will have a relevant journalism qualification including an understanding of media law and Ofcom's broadcast regulations and guidelines.
  • Experience in a radio newsroom working on a bulletin or production desk.
  • You’ll have a fantastic voice, write creatively and be able to deliver high quality, relevant, timely and accurate news content.
  • You’ll help set the on-air and digital agenda daily.

What you will need

The ideal candidate will be proactive and willing to develop and implement innovative solutions, capable of the following:

  • Delivering standout, OFCOM-compliant bulletins which routinely meet and exceed Global standards.
  • Pitching and delivering exclusive, original content, either on your own or in collaboration with other team members.
  • Understanding the importance of tailored content across our brand portfolio and be capable of taking ownership for all editorial decisions with those diverse audiences in mind.
  • Responding to changing situations and problem-solving under pressure, to ensure our output is always of the highest standard in all circumstances.
  • News happens 24/7 - this isn’t a ‘normal’ office job and flexibility is key.

Everyone is welcome at Global 

Just like our media and entertainment platforms are for everyone, so are our workplaces. We know that we can’t possibly serve our diverse audiences without first nurturing and celebrating it in our people and that’s why we work hard to create an inclusive culture for everyone. We believe that different will set us apart, so no matter what you look like, where you come from or what your favourite radio station is, we want to hear from you.

Although we cannot make guarantees, we welcome conversations about flexible working for all roles at Global

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