Senior Reporter / News Editor, The Henley Standard

Location: Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire
Salary details: £25,000-30,000pa
Closes: 26/07/2024
  • Full-Time

DUE to an internal promotion, we have a rare opportunity for a talented and highly motivated senior reporter or news editor to join our award-winning weekly newspaper.

About You

You will be comfortable in leading by example in writing copy that sparkles, whether it be a news-in-brief, a front-page exclusive or a lengthy feature.

You will play a crucial role in setting the news agenda and will help manage and support a small team of superb reporters who cover Henley and the surrounding area seven days a week.

You will need to be able to juggle a busy workload, have an eye for detail and meet tight deadlines.

You will have the opportunity to develop your skills and play an active role in the production process of the newspaper.

Role to start in July.

Expectations

  • Hold the National Qualification in Journalism or equivalent.
  • Excellent writing and editing skills.
  • A keen eye for a story, detail and hold a proactive attitude.
  • Passion for storytelling and current affairs.
  • Ability to look after your own workload and that of others and prioritise tasks to meet deadlines.
  • Social media experience.

The Henley Standard is part of Higgs Group, an independently owned newspaper company.

To Apply

Apply to Simon Bradshaw, Editor, Henley Standard, Caxton House, 1 Station Road, Henley-on-Thames RG9 1AD, or email sbradshaw@henleystandard.co.uk or call (01491) 419410.

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