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Political Reporter, PA



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  • Location: Edinburgh

An opportunity has arisen for a political reporter to join PA Scotland’s team at Holyrood.

The successful candidate will be an experienced journalist with a passion for politics.

We are looking for an effective and confident communicator with excellent contacts who can produce the kind of coverage our customers want during a significant period for Scottish politics.

Your responsibilities:

  • Produce fast, accurate and balanced copy, confidently handling breaking news
  • Make full use of social media to enhance output
  • Help forward plan coverage across all platforms

Our requirements:

  • A strong understanding of the political system in Scotland at all levels is key
  • We can only consider applicants with journalism qualifications, including media law and shorthand
  • Full-time experience of working in a newsroom or for a media organisation is essential
  • Experience of and interest in producing video content is preferable
  • A full driver’s licence is also preferable

To apply, please send your application to: katrine.bussey@pa.media.

Closing date: January 28, 2020

To apply for this job email your details to katrine.bussey@pa.media

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