2019 Editorial Graduate Programme, The Telegraph

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Location: London
Salary details: Above London Living Wage

Do you want to be a journalist with one of the world’s best news organisations?The Telegraph is recruiting graduates who want to be part of our brilliant team.We want committed people who have a real passion for writing, revealing the truth, meeting people from all walks of life and telling their stories.You will need to enjoy deadlines and writing under pressure, as well as be a self-starter and flexible.

And you should love telling stories in all the different formats available – print, online and video.

So many of our graduates have gone on to top jobs at the Telegraph, and we want that trend to continue.

Our unique 2-year scheme will give you top-quality training with stints at the Press Association, leading regional news organisations, as well as the different sections of the Telegraph itself.

Programme Details

If successful, you will be given a staff contract

The training includes: an eight-week course at the Press Association’s offices in Howden, Yorkshire; two three-month placements with a top regional newspaper in the UK and the Press Association’s newsroom in London; mentoring and on-the-job training at the Telegraph.


  • Degree level educated or post-graduate qualifications
  • Experience in student, local or other news organisations
  • That experience could show off story-telling skills in writing, video and/ or data
  • A passion for journalism, adaptability, resilience, good judgment
  • Shorthand preferable
  • Please note that this scheme is not open to established professional journalists

Applications for the Programme will close on March 5th 2019. Unfortunately, we cannot accept applications after this date.

The Telegraph’s goal is to foster a diverse and inclusive workplace and we are committed to building a team that reflects a wide variety of skills, perspectives and backgrounds.

We are an equal opportunities employer, hiring solely on merit and business need. We encourage applications regardless of sex, gender identity, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, pregnancy, parenthood and disability. If you require reasonable adjustments in any recruitment process with us, please make us aware.

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