Full-time news and sports Journalist

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Beat 102 103
Published
April 7, 2021
Location
Waterford
Category
News  
Job Type
Ireland  

Description

Role Responsibility

Beat 102 103 is recruiting a full-time, multi-platform, news and sports journalist to join the team at the Broadcast Centre in Waterford.

The ideal candidate will be a highly skilled, self-starter who is able to write, produce, record, edit & present stories under deadline pressure.

Job Responsibilities

  • Gather information, conduct interviews, produce, edit and report ‘live’ assigned stories daily.
  • Have an excellent knowledge of social media.
  • Prepare and present news and sports bulletins.
  • Required to work predominately weekday morning and afternoon shifts, but some weekend work will be included.
  • Other duties as deemed necessary.

Required Skills & Experience

  • Minimum of 1-year experience in news or similar radio / newspaper / website / TV role.
  • Must have experience in developing contacts, producing hard news stories, and working alone.
  • Strong computer skills and knowledge of news production equipment and editing software (adobe / cool edit / Burli)
  • Effective news writing, storytelling ability & reading skills.
  • Ability to identify problems and develop solutions.
  • Candidate must have strong journalistic standards and ethics.

Desired Skills & Experience

  • A college degree in Journalism, Radio/Television or related field is desirable.
  • Must be able to perform well under pressure, work well within a team, meet daily deadlines, and respond quickly to changes.
  • Must be organised and highly motivated.
  • Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Full driver’s license is essential.

To apply, please forward a CV and a short demo (mp3) to dean.egan@beat102103.com. Closing date is Friday, 23rd April 2021.

*A panel may also be formed for Journalists to work across the two radio stations at the Broadcast Centre in Waterford; Beat 102 103 and WLRFM.