Trainee News and Sports Journalists at MailOnline, DMGT

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Location: London (with placements)
Salary details: In Excess of £20,000pa
  • Full-Time
  • Starting Out

Employer: DMGT
Job Categories: Online journalists, National newspaper websites
Employment type: Training leading to full-time role

Job Description

Applications are now invited for the MailOnline training scheme which will begin in March 2020. Our news and sports trainees embark on a year-long programme that involves intense training, assessment and on-the-job experience at regional daily newspapers and agencies.

We are looking for journalists with broad interests who want to work for the world’s biggest English-language newspaper website.
Trainees will need to be prepared to work for a round-the-clock operation. There will be nightshifts, regular weekends, and they will be covering national and international news at a fast pace.
The successful applicants will probably have a degree and will have shown a commitment to journalism by writing for their student newspaper/website and gained work experience in newsrooms.
The course starts in March with an intensive in-house training month during which the trainees are introduced to Mail style and culture. It is followed by three months placement – on a regional daily paper or at a news agency – after which the trainees will join the MailOnline newsroom.

Trainees will be on the best journalism course in the business and paid a competitive salary while they train. Nearly all are offered staff jobs at the end.

Contact details

To apply send a covering letter, your CV and the three best examples of your work to by November 8. Interviews will be held in London in December.

Please mention Journo Resources when applying for this role.
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