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Industry:Journalism
Contract Type:Internship/traineeship
Salary or training bursary: London Living Wage+
Contract
Duration:
12 Months
full-time
Company:Media Business Insight
Location:Remote (London)
Eligibility:
Open to all
Apply by:31/03/2021 - 23:59
Start date:End of April
Term:full-time

Trainee Reporter

Calling all aspiring journalists! Media Business Insight are looking for a TV & Film Trainee Reporter to work with their Broadcast and Screen International teams…

Media Business Insight is the leading content, insight and events business for the creative media industry. They own a unique portfolio of leading multichannel subscription-based brands, offering content and insight to key decision-makers and creatives in the media industry across TV, advertising, film and marketing services. MBI brands include Broadcast, Screen International, KFTV, The Knowledge, Production Intelligence and ALF Business Development.

Media Business Insight is looking for a Trainee Reporter to join their busy editorial teams on a one-year contract. The role will involve on the job training with the Broadcast and Screen editorial teams, giving the successful candidate the opportunity to build a deep understanding of the TV and film sectors.

What you will learn

  • Write news stories via contacts, daily press releases and other media, producing concise and accurate copy
  • Build a strong network of industry contacts in the UK film and TV sectors through regular meetings and networking
  • Represent Broadcast and Screen in the industry and cover key events as required
  • Generate ideas for news, analysis and interviews
  • Upload and manage relevant content on the website, following best practice and in line with style guide
  • Help to implement Screen and Broadcast’s social media strategy and generate content for social media channels

Knowledge, Skills, Experience

Essential

  • Self- starter who is able to work independently and within a busy team
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Ability to build effective working relationships
  • Strong team worker
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Interest in the TV and film sectors
  • Demonstrable interest in or experience in journalism, including some level of training

Desirable

  • Media industry knowledge and contacts

To Apply

  • Upload your CV and cover letter as one document (applications without a tailored cover letter will NOT be accepted)
  • Do not contact the company directly

We welcome and encourage applications from candidates who are under-represented in the creative industries.