Newsroom Afternoon Editor

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Bauer Media Audio Ireland
April 17, 2024
Job Type
Republic of Ireland


About Us

Bauer Media Audio Ireland is Ireland’s premier media company and the home of some of Europe’s leading commercial media brands. Bauer Media Audio Ireland owns and operates a portfolio of media channels with a strong focus on commercial radio and emerging digital media.

The company maintains some of the largest independent radio networks in Ireland and it continues to be one of the fastest-growing radio networks in the world.

Our brands include Newstalk, Today FM, 98FM, Spin, Spin South West, Off The Ball, Red FM, iRadio, Media Central and Go Loud along with Ireland’s largest digital audio platform, audioXi

The Role

We’re seeking someone to lead the daytime newsroom team which provides news bulletins for our national, regional, and local radio brands across the Bauer Media Audio network in Ireland.

As Newsroom Afternoon Editor you will also oversee and be responsible for all output sent to client stations as part of the network news service.

You will ensure that high editorial standards are maintained across our own brands and the network news service, and that bulletins/output meet the changing needs of the audience.


This role is based in our offices in Marconi House, Dublin 2. 

Reporting to the Group Director of News, you will:

  • Have overall editorial responsibility for the daytime output to Network Stations, ensuring all stories are written and prepared in accordance with the principles of good journalistic practice.
  • Make sure there is a continuous supply of news to client stations while ensuring editorial standards are met.
  • Work in collaboration with our reporters, correspondents and desk-based news team and be responsible for writing and preparing stories on the breaking news of the day.
  • Be an experienced broadcast journalist, with excellent people management skills, capable of producing and reading bulletins to the highest possible standard.
  • Help to identify new talent and actively develop them in line with the needs of the business
  • Help to train new staff to a professional standard (encompassing technical competence) prior to going on air.
  • Contribute to the preparation and management of the news diary
  • Assist in the selection of new newsroom personnel.
  • Share the preparation of staff rosters with other members of the Senior News Leadership Team

If the following traits sound like you, you might be the right person for the job:

  • Possess strong leadership skills, provide clear direction and have a proven ability to delegate
  • Efficient and organised with an ability to multitask
  • Team player and an excellent communicator
  • Ability to write clear concise news copy under the pressure of tight deadlines
  • A nose for a story with the ability to identify the strongest newsline
  • Thorough working knowledge of how the news cycle works
  • A good working knowledge of Burli

Before applying, make sure you tick the following boxes

  • 3 years + of experience in news editing, reporting, and writing.
  • Excellent communication skills and an ability to lead and influence others
  • High energy and motivation to meet demanding daily deadlines
  • A third level qualification in media or journalism

Our Culture & Rewards

At Bauer Media Audio Ireland we strive to be the most innovative, dynamic and best-in-class media outlet in Ireland. We want more people to spend more time with us. We want to talk to every person in Ireland, every single week, through one of our channels. To make this happen, our team is made up of some of the most passionate and creative people you’ll find. Working here means no two days are the same. The work by its nature is fast-paced, and it can be intense - we work really hard – but we are all here because we truly love what we do.

We are committed to promoting, developing, and facilitating a diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplace culture, and to encourage and support the creation and distribution of content that reflects the diverse audience in Ireland.

Bauer Media Audio Ireland employees believe that the most important thing in creating a happy, respectful workplace culture is to simply act like the kind of person you would like to work with.

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