Video Journalist

Reach plc
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England
04 Jun 2018
02 Jul 2018
Reach plc
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Introduction

Video is at the heart of Cambridge News's digital operation, which is an enthusiastic team to work with. We are now looking for a self-motivated video journalist to suggest and source clips, edit to a good quality and to occasionally film for the site. This is an exciting opportunity which will see the ideal candidate responding to breaking news on their own, as well as alongside the highly-skilled team.

The candidate will be regularly required to interact with homepage editors, news reporters, sports journalists and journalists working on a variety of other departments.

About us:

Reach plc is one of the UK's largest multimedia publishers. We publish over 100 new brands, including the Daily Mirror and Scottish Daily Record, as well as iconic market-leading regional and local newspaper titles such as the Liverpool Echo, Manchester Evening News and Birmingham Mail.

Digital growth is at the heart of Reach strategy, with a goal of developing and sustaining strong and leading positions across print and digital channels.

Other Responsibilities

  • Produce high-quality video packages
  • Scour social media for videos
  • Be a strong newsroom advocate for video
  • Being accountable for forward planning of video content in addition to reactive work

The Ideal Candidate

You could be a recent graduate with some great experience and/or be an 'old-hand' at video. You will understand major editing software and have a good grasp of media law.

Being a newsroom there are a variety of daytime and evening shifts encompassed in the role as well as occasional weekend work.

You must also be comfortable filming and using a camera and experienced in sourcing video content from social media. A knowledge of new and emerging platforms would be a bonus.

Most importantly, you will be driven by breaking news with a keen interest in current affairs, sport and entertainment.

Package Description

In addition to competitive salaries, and a contributory pension scheme, Reach plc offer a whole host of voluntary flexible benefits. These include a car scheme, holiday purchase, childcare vouchers, cycle scheme, staff discounts, season tickets & parking loans and an employee assistance programme.

We are committed to equal opportunity for all. We may collect relevant data for monitoring as part of our candidate registration process. We will be reviewing applications as they are received so please don't delay in submitting your application.

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