Journalist

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WLR FM
Published
May 24, 2022
Location
Waterford
Category
News  
Job Type
Remuneration
Paid
Closing Date
2022/05/31

Description

WLR is hiring a full-time news journalist

Role:

WLR is recruiting a full-time, multi-platform 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, edit and report local stories daily
  • Prepare and present news and sports bulletins
  • Attend local meetings and other news markings

Required Skills & Experience:

  • Minimum of 1-year experience in radio journalism / other journalistic role
  • Experience in developing contacts and producing news stories
  • Good, clear reading voice
  • Excellent command of the English language
  • Strong computer skills
  • Ability to work to strict deadlines under pressure
  • Effective news writing and storytelling ability.
  • Knowledge of social media platforms.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Full driver’s licence

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Qualification in journalism or related field
  • Good local knowledge of Waterford City and county
  • Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of Burli software
  • Knowledge of editing software, such as Adobe Audition

To apply, please email a CV and a short demo (mp3) to maryann.vaughan@wlrfm.com

Closing date is Wednesday, May 25th, 2022 at 5pm.