Journalism Graduate and Trainee Schemes: The Complete List

The only complete and updated list of UK media and journalism graduate schemes or traineeships.

We aim to update this list weekly, but do get in touch if you spot something wrong.

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Opportunities in green are currently open at the time of writing, while those in orange are expected to open on time as we’ve conducted checks! If something is in black, we’ve based this on data from the previous year.

List updated: May 22

May

Staff Writer, Tom’s Guides – Apply ASAP
With an annual salary starting from £24,000, this could suit a graduate well. You’ll need an eager eye for consumer technology, exceptional writing skills, and editorial judgment.

Assistant Features Editor, iPaperCloses May 22
This role closes tonight, so get your applications in! The Paper are looking for a new Assistant Features Editor for the Features and Lifestyle desk. You’ll be conceiving and commissioning high-quality content across the platform. They’re looking for someone with ideas that ‘bounce off’ the news agenda.

Channel 4 Production Training SchemeCloses May 22
It’s back! Work with the 4 Creative team to create engaging programmes for Channel 4. Placements across multiple studios across the UK, including (but not limited to): London, Glasgow and Manchester. Pays £22-24,000.

Trainee Journalist, GlasgowWorld and Edinburgh Evening News – Closes May 27
States salary is “dependant on experience”, but reported salaries vary from £21,000 – £24,000 per annum. You’ll join us in covering GlasgowWorld and the Edinburgh Evening News, which focuses on local culture, community, and news. You’ll be responsible for generating engaging content, leveraging digital tools for storytelling, and collaborating with editors. Ideal for a proactive journalist with an NCTJ Diploma, multimedia skills, and a passion for local storytelling.

Researcher, Juniper TVCloses May 29
This role is linked to BBC South East’s politics TV programme, so take note! You need excellent all-round journalistic skills, an eye for picking out the nitty-gritty in government reports, and lots of initiative. 

The Spectator Summer Internship ProgrammeCloses May 31
Four schemes in Editorial, Politics and Broadcast. Reminder: strictly no CVs!

Junior Post Production Assistant, Aardman Animations – Closes May 31
Work alongside the talented teams who spearhead Wallace and Gromit and Chicken Run! To succeed in this role, you’ll need oodles of creativity and innovation and a strong working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite applications, particularly Premiere Pro and Media Encoder.

June

The Economist Richard Casement Internship – Closed June 1
3-month scheme reporting in science and tech, with a £2,000 monthly stipend.

Nico Colchester Journalism Fellowships Closed June 7
Two Fellowships on offer, including three-month internships at The Economist and the Financial Times. Both winners will receive a bursary of £6,000 to cover accommodation and travel.

Assistant Producer Accelerator Programme 2023/24 – BBC Studios – Closed June 9
The BBC will provide training and a year-long contract to develop Researchers and hone their skills as Assistant Producers. There are 11 spots on offer across the UK. 

Eurogamer Paid Work Experience Programme – Closed June 17
Get your game on with this 8-week programme running from mid-July. Paid £100 a day. You’ll need availability over this period and be a UK resident aged 18 or older from an ethnic minority background.

i Talent Scheme – Closed June 18
An exciting new apprenticeship scheme to train and nurture future journalism talent with the i Paper. Open to all, especially candidates who may traditionally face barriers into media careers.

Editorial Fellow at Prospect Magazine – Closes June 19
A 6-month, paid, pro-rata internship with Prospect Magazine for a British Muslim journalist. You’ll be working full-time hours in Westminister, London, and you will be taking on writing assignments, pitches, editing, and research for their podcasts.

Asian Network Placement Programme, BBC – Closed June 26
Five month placements for four applicants based in Birmingham, based at the BBC Asian Network headquarters. Primary roles include working with teams across shows and departments, from daily shows to music sessions to digital content.

Editorial Apprenticeship with The Independent -Closed June 26
A paid opportunity with The Independent for a talented apprentice from the British Muslim community. Includes 15 months on the job, with external training from the NCTJ. 

Editorial Apprenticeship with Evening Standard – Closed June 26
A postgraduate editorial apprenticeship lasting 15 months, with day-release training for an NCTJ qualification and work experience in print and digital. Paid LLW (£10.85 per hour). Candidates must come from a British Muslim community.

Penguin Random House ‘The Scheme’ – Closed June 28 
Six months working as part of the editorial team at one of PRH’s London offices. Open to applicants from a BAME community, and/or from a socio-economically disadvantaged background.

Warner Bros Studios Reach Apprenticeships – Closed June 30
Always a popular scheme, the Warner Bros Studios Reach Apprenticeships are offering opportunities in Marketing and Facilities. This is a great scheme if you’re looking to break into the film and production industry.

Lime Pictures Publicity and Digital InternshipDue to reopen in 2024
A nine-month scheme across both video and written word.

Daily Mail Reporting Graduate Scheme To Reopen 2024
Year long scheme, giving graduates in-house training and five-month external placement.

July

Journalist/Reporter, EC Appointments – Closed July 1
This is an exciting opportunity to join a successful publishing house that produce local and regional lifestyle magazines. Based in Apsley near Hempstead, you will proofread articles, conduct interviews and update socials. 

Assistant Editor, Hand Media – Closed July 1
This is a position for country music lovers out there, where you will get your hands on producing editorials for consumer magazines. Hybrid working is on the table, as well as a £22–25,000 salary

International Media Trainee, TVF Media – Closed July 2
Join the UK’s leading provider of factual programming, and learn all the skills required in documentary making.

The Independent Editorial Apprenticeship Scheme – Closed July 9
Two apprenticeships are available for talented prospective journalists to kickstart their career. Two years of journalism training, alongside a 17-week NCTJ diploma course at PA’s training centre followed by on-the-job training at the titles and in the PA newsroom.

The Telegram Editorial Graduate Programme – Closed July 9
A two-year scheme offering graduates top-quality training and mentorship alongside The Telegram. Offers a broad array of experiences in numerous departments, including news and sport.

Youth4Regions – Closed July 10
Journalism students and graduates interested in EU policy can apply for this scheme, allowing them to work alongside journalists during EU Region Week, attend press trips, receive training and visit EU Media HQs.

Hachette Fresh Chapters TraineeshipClosed July 14
12-month scheme for BAME candidates only – six months with an editorial department and six months within either a Marketing or Publicity department

Yahoo UK Diversity in Journalism scheme –  Closed July 8
Take part in a fully-funded NCTJ accredited course with expenses paid and the potential of gaining a full-time role. 

New Scientist Diversity Internship Programme – Closed July 8
A six-month internship for anyone from a BAME background with a degree in science tech or computing. London Living Wage.

Communications Assistant, East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust – Closed July 19
This integral role with local NHS will help support the team with communications, engagement strategies and maintaining engagement across the trust. You will also curate articles and spearhead local key campaigns. 

rad Cymru Wales TV Traineeship – Closed July 20
A paid traineeship within a Welsh independent television production company, including full training throughout the placement. Applications are encouraged from candidates underrepresented in the TV industry: those with a disability, from black, Asian or ethnic minority communities or from disadvantaged backgrounds.

Internship with 1843 Magazine, The Economist – Closed July 21
A six month paid internship offering insight into the administrative, production, and pitching processes at 1843 Magazine.  £28,000 pro rata.  

Editorial Assistant, Palladorian Publications – Closed July 21
Take your first steps into the publishing sector by shadowing experts covering the global energy and construction materials sectors.

Social Media Assistant, Beaverbrooks – Closed July 21
You’ll support the Social Coordinators and the Social Content Creator in implementing the organic social calendar across both Beaverbrooks and Loupe. In your role, you will be creating engaging and industry-leading social content. This will include writing copy and creating design assets and scheduling social posts across platforms.

Junior Content Executive, Not Actual Size – Closed July 23
Get to work on content creation, including brand campaigns and articles. They offer hybrid working options and pay £24–25,000.

Editorial and Social Media Assistant, Time & Leisure – Closed July 25
If you already have an eye on the events in southwest London and Surrey, you’ll be a dab hand working at Time & Leisure. Their editorial and social media role will have you overlooking their articles, event listings and newsletters.

Community Outreach Executive, Planet Friendly Paint – Closed July 25
In this role, you will reach out to potential clients, customers and partners across the UK. Duties involve managing contacts in a CRM, regularly liaising with the CEO and designer, updating the website, and overseeing supply chain management and development.

MFL Graduate Editors, CGP Books – Closed July 25
Make learning a pique-nique for KS3, GCSE and A Level Modern Language students (French, German, Spanish) with this entry editing role in the Lake District.

STEM Graduate Editors, CGP BooksCloses July 25
A chance to put your scientific and mathematical skills under the microscope, working on revision guides for KS3, GCSE and A Level STEM students. Once again, placed in the Lake District. 

Media and Broadcast Technician, University Campus of Football Business  – Closes July 25
This role will provide a window into production management, editing, and equipment. You’ll assist and manage a training programme working with academic staff and students to upskill them in using media and broadcasting equipment.

Editorial Assistant, FT Weekend – Closed July 27
This is a popular opportunity which sometimes closes early, so get your application in! You will work as part of a team to support journalists globally by carrying out a range of administrative tasks. Hybrid working is a possibility, entry level role paid from £20k – £30k depending on experience.  

Editorial Administrator, Financial Times – Closed July 27
In this role, you will juggle your individual tasks and responsibilities whilst also acting as the assistant to the Managing Editor. The abilities of problem solving, organisation and a can-do attitude are key to this job. Once again, hybrid working is a possibility, entry level role paid from £20k – £30k depending on experience.

News Reporter, Maidenhead Advertiser and Slough & Windsor Express – Closed July 27
Tech-savvy and ambitious, entry level reporters will have the chance to work online and in print. You will cover various topics, from breaking news to court cases, human interest pieces and more.

Writer and Content Creator, Hello Hunters – Closed July 28
This is an entrepreneurial opportunity where you will be producing digital content for start-ups. This can be freelance, part-time or full-time. 

Marketing Assistant, Oxford University Press – Closed July 28
Help shape marketing strategies within one of the world’s most famous academic publishing bodies. You’ll be a fast paced worker with excellent time management skills, impeccable written and verbal skills, with a good eye for creative and adaptive approaches to marketing. You’ll also be working a stone’s throw away from Oxford’s incredible libraries!

Globetrotter Editorial Internship, Financial Times – Closed July 31
Who wouldn’t like to work for one of the most
 forward-thinking, collaborative and innovative sections of the Financial Times? This is a part-time internship, spanning 12 weeks and paid the London Living Wage. Successful interns for FT Globetrotter must demonstrate flexible attitudes, be quick on their feet, and excellent team players. 

Junior Snapchat Producer, Extreme International – Closed July 31
In this role you will be conceptualizing and creating Snapchat content. Knowledge of social media strategy would be advantageous, with a paypacket up to £20,000 

Associated Press Global News General Assignment InternshipsTo reopen Autumn 2024
Several full-time, paid, working experience in a number of fields, including photo and video news gathering, cross-format news gathering, digital news; and video, audio and text production.

August

Reporter, Daily Record Scotland – Closed August 4
You’ll be getting stuck in and hit the ground running to establish unique digital content.  Must have an NCTJ or equivalent with a strong knowledge of media law.Paid £23,000 and above. 

Reporter, Energy Voice – Closed August 6
Play your part in the national debate surrounding green energy, natural resources and the climate crisis.You will report from energy sector events, deliver video interviews, contribute to weekly podcasts and generate original stories for online and print. 

Multimedia Journalist, Suffolk News – Closed August 6
Based in Bury, St. Edmunds and Newmarket, successful applicants will hold a gold standard NCTJ diploma and a full driving license. Here, you will get stuck into a variety of multimedia disciplines, covering human interest stories, local court cases, politics and sports to name just a few.

Local Democracy Reporter (Northants Live) – Closed August 7
Shine a light on council daily decisions and keep politicians on their toes with this Local Democracy Reporter role. Pay starts at approximately £23,000. 

Junior Reporter, The Stage – Closed August 7
If you enjoy working with a small team in a fast-paced environment, consider joining as a Junior Reporter for The Stage. You will need to have previous journalism qualifications (e.g. NCTJ) and a gift for meeting deadlines and crafting tantalising copy.  Based in London with pay starting at £22K.

Staff Writer, The Spirits Business – Closed August 11
Come and join a London-based editorial team, where you will spill the gin on all the latest news from the global spirits industry. You will suggest original ideas, source exclusive content, and create tight, engaging copy. No NCTJ required; however, it is desirable.

Output producer, Sky News London -Closed August 21
Join the Sky News team in Osterley, where you will be working with Output Editors and Assistant Editors to create TV and news reports. As well as creating news packages, you will work with correspondents and suggest innovative story treatments.

Events Assistant, Come Play With Me – Closed August 24
One for the music lovers! In this internship you will be working part-time creating podcasts, arranging interviews, and producing and editing magazines. You’ll also have the freedom to spearhead your own event. Based in Leeds, this internship lasts 6 months and pays the Real Living Wage, so £10.90 per hour.

National World Hibs Reporter (Edinburgh) – Closes August 25
Dish out your best football content with this placement covering Hibs. You will be tasked with producing strong digital content, digging out exclusives, conducting big interviews, and writing fun features and engaging analysis. Experience of video – in front of and behind the camera – is advantageous.

Swindon Town Football Reporter – Closes August 25
The award-winning Swindon Advertiser seeks a top-class sports journalist to cover Swindon Town Football Club. You’ll be a roving digital reporter with a knack for up-to-the-second live blogs, match reports, exclusive interviews, analysis and underreported stories.

Metro.co.uk Sports Reporter – Closes August 25
Join one of the UK’s largest new rooms, where you will help spearhead and curate sports journalism. Must have rounded newspaper, magazine or website experience, alongside higher qualifications (BA degree/NCTJ, etc)

September

CNBC News Programming Internship – Closed September 5
12-month training scheme across scheduling and programme research.

Poetry Translation Centre InternshipClosed September 11 
A year-long, part-time internship paid at London Living Wage. Your role will span content, organisation and research. 

European University Institute Video and Multimedia Trainee Scheme – Closed September 15
12 month paid position in Florence focusing on writing, social media, videography and photography.

Taylor Bennet PR and Communications Training – Closed September 16
Lasting 8 weeks, this paid opportunity will sharpen your communications strategies for clients, and equip you with the tools to manage financial, regulatory and reputational challenges. 

The Taylor Bennett Foundation, PR Training Programme – Closed September 16
A ten-week virtual traineeship filled with workshops and tasks. For BAME candidates only. Pays £287.00 per week. 

Editorial Assistant, HarperCollins Publishers – Closed September 20
An entry level opportunity with the 4th Estate team supporting the Publishing Director and Editorial Director in publishing a broad range of titles, from literary to crossover fiction and narrative to subject-driven non-fiction.

ITV Wales Trainee SchemeClosed September 21 
A 9-month training programme creating short-form digital content for political and current affairs stories within ITV Wales. 

Legacy Digital Media Intern, National Library of Scotland – Closed September 22
Six month internship involving the identification, assessment, processing, and documentation of objects in archival born-digital activities.

Staff Writer, Mill Co Media (Liverpool Post) – Closed September 24
Unearth the underrepresented stories of Merseyside in your role with Liverpool Post. You’ll connect with communities in the city centre and beyond through long form, investigative journalism and feature pieces. Pays £20,000 – £25,000 per year, depending on experience. 

Journalism Researcher, BBC 5Live News – Closed September 24
This is an entry-level role in the organisation working as a researcher. Band B means you’ll be paid from £23,103 per year, and will focus on coming up with ideas for the show.

Harper Collins Publishers The Traineeship – Closed September 25
Work with teams including editorial, sales, marketing, PR, communications, design, audio & digital in this
 12-month scheme in publishing. Applications are welcome from prospective candidates identifying as BAME. Degree not mandatory.

Communications Assistant Apprenticeship, Which? – Closed September 26
A Level 3 Apprenticeship giving candidates the opportunity to keep our employees informed of new developments within the business and deliver creative communications. Can be remote.

Scottish Documentary Institute Film Distribution Internship – Closed September 26
6-month documentary development training, a cash budget, production support, and up to one year of international festival distribution. Open to emerging filmmakers based in Scotland and Northern Ireland.

Digital Content Apprentice – Closed September 26
A Birmingham-based apprenticeship offering full training both on and off the job, with an NVQ Level 3 qualification in Digital Marketing.

The Times, Graduate Graphic Designer – Closed September 26
A full-time position working across print and digital platforms, developing skills in infographics and animation. 

The Times & The Sunday Times, Picture Researcher Graduate Training Programme – Closed September 26
In this two-year training programme, you will research and source images for the news, foreign, business, sport and features departments. 

The Times, Sub-Editing Graduate Training Programme – Closed September 26
Over two years, you will be trained as a sub-editor, learning how to produce polished, accurate copy and headlines.

BAFTA Scotland Games Mentoring ProgrammeClosed September 27
Created alongside ScreenSkills, BAFTA’s unique gaming programme aims to identify individuals who are seeking entry level positions across different disciplines within the Scottish Games sector, supporting them at the beginning of their careers.

Harper Collins 2022 Traineeship SchemeClosed September 27
12 months rotating across 6 teams – including Publicity, Marketing, Digital and with a focus on Editorial.

September

Broadcast Journalist, Radio News Hub – Closed September 27
Radio News Hub is seeking a Broadcast Journalist to join their news team. The successful candidate will write and broadcast hourly news bulletins to over 400 UK and international radio stations, and the position is based in Leeds.

Sports Sub Editor, The Scottish Sun – Closed September 27
The Scottish Sun is looking for a sports sub-editor to join their team on a full-time, permanent basis. You will be reviewing sports content for accuracy, demonstrating a wide and extensive knowledge of sports and how to keep audiences engaged. You’ll also have a knack for eye-popping headlines. 

Trainee Multimedia Live News Reporter at MyLondon – Closed September 28
NCTJ training and experience in newsroom across the capital. Aimed at people without a degree in journalism.

Trainee Reporter, ITV News – Closed September 28
Get to grips with writing, voicing and editing news packages in the ITV newsroom. You’ll learn how to report live from location and the studio, and across all ITV News platforms.

Media and Content Producer, Preston North End Community and Education Trust-Closed September 28
Join the team for this classic football club and you’ll be challenging the strategic and marketing direction for the trust. You’ll help manage their media channels and website, capture engaging digital content, and you will support the production of print and online marketing materials and annual reports.

Junior Video Editor, MUBI – Closed September 30
You’ll be working from Soho in London for this role. Your day-to-day role will support MUBI’s programming and the marketing team worldwide, focusing on developing video assets, trailers, and social media video content.

Editorial Assistant (French Speaking), DAZN – Closed September 30
Brush up your French speaking skills for this one. This role will land you a contract in Brussels, broadcasting the programs of top competitions like Ligue 1, Jupiler Pro League, Bundesliga and NFL. You’ll be assisting the platform lead, and ideally you’ll have knowledge of editing software such as Avid or Premiere.

Hearst ScholarshipClosed September 30
During this two-week scheme, you’ll learn how to write and pitch stories alongside an editor.

Institute of Art and Ideas, Science Research InternClosed September 30
A scheme for graduates with a passion for science, you’ll be involved with event planning for their online programme.

UnHerd Editorial Traineeship – Closed September 30
Spend six months working with the UnHerd team on original stories, podcasts and social.

Lifted Entertainment Department RunnerClosed September 30
If titles such as “I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here!”, “Love Island”, and “Ant and Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway” are all on your to-watch list, consider applying as a runner with Lifted Entertainment. In this role, you’ll report to Office Managers and the Head of Production and support the creation of some of the best content on television.

October

KCLR Radio Carlow and Kilkenny Journalist – Closed October 6
This is an ideal first gig if you are strongly committed to upholding high news production standards. Previous experience is not mandatory, as comprehensive training is provided.

The Economist, Digital Fellowship – Closed October 7
12-month contract working across The Economist’s digital media team.

The Telegraph Apprentice News Reporter – Closed October 7
A two-year programme to learn all areas of news reporting, as well as gain a level 3 qualification.

NBU Telemundo InternshipClosed October 7
Telemundo interns will be assigned to NBU’s production and organisational departments. Paid opportunity, working 20 hours per week.

European University Institute Communications Trainee Scheme Closed October 9
Spend a 12-month paid traineeship in Florence learning all the tips and tricks to develop your writing, social media and photography skillsets.

Graduate Reporter, Infrastructure Development – Closed October 11
Join the London team as a reporter, where you will be covering finance, energy and infrastructure. Candidates must hold a 2:1 degree from a university and should ideally have work experience under their belt. Pay starts from £30,000 and depends on experience.

Live Team Reporter, Newsquest -Closed October 12
Hit the ground running as a Breaking News Reporter covering Norwich and Suffolk. Pays £22,000 per year. 

The Wall Street Journal Health and Science Internship SchemeClosed October 17
A ten-week programme in winter 2020 for graduates, paying $900 a week.

A New Direction Shared Training and Employment Programme (STEP) Closed October 17
East Londoners, if you’ve got energy and creative ideas to bring to the table, this one is for you. STEP will pay you either London Living Wage or above salary over their 12-month training programme. They will also match you with committed local businesses within the creative and cultural sectors.

The Washington Post Newsroom Internship – Closed October 18
International internships with roles in social, video, audio and more. They run in summer 2022, and pay $750 a week.

Trainee Reporter, Henley Standard – Closed October 19
Join an award-winning newsroom and cover stories across Henley with a community focus. They pay £20,400 per year, and this includes overtime.

The Stage Media Company Trainee Journalist SchemeClosed October 20
This six-month internship will see you working across The Stage and The Bookseller, mostly in editorial but with the chance to gain experience in marketing and production.

Marketing Manager Traineeship – Closed October 22
If you are a creative marketeer or a freelancer who dreams of working alongside incredible authors, get your application in. Two traineeships are available here: one in adult marketing, the other in children’s marketing. You will be paid a training bursary equivalent to £30,000 – £34,000, depending on skills and experience.

WaterAid Media Team Assistant – Closed October 26
You will cover a number of roles to support the WaterAid team, from administrative duties to media and celebrity support. Paid London Living Wage and flexible working, with 2 days a week in the London office.

October

Editorial Assistant, Redwood BBDOClosed October 26
This is one for the Ferrari fans. Immerse yourself in social and media curation with this editorial opportunity at Redwood BBDO. Previous experience working in a media environment is ideal, but not essential.

News Reporter, iPaper – Closed October 27
This opportunity with iPaper will give you the opportunity you need to wedge your foot in the door. A strong foundation in media law and Editors’ Code of Practice will serve you well, alongside a drive and commitment to innovative stories. 

Writer for Rock, Paper, Shotgun – Closed October 27
Bring all your PC gaming knowledge to the table with this entry-level position at Rock, Paper, Shotgun. You could work on AAA titles one week, then craft features on lesser-known indie masterpieces.Yearly starting salary of £24,500.

Runner, ITV Studios – Closed October 29
This could be a great opportunity for someone wishing to dip into television and production. This is a freelance PAYE opportunity in Manchester, where you could be working on production one day then administrative tasks the next.

European Parliament Traineeships Closed October 31
Five months paid traineeship in a European country, with choices including journalism, podcasting and web-editing.  You must be part of a country in the EU to apply.

November

ESPN Graduate Editorial Traineeship – Closed November 1
A four-month training scheme across news, social, features and live programming.

Production Editor, The World of Cross Stitching/Your Home Magazine – Closed November 2
You’ll be getting involved in magazine production, subbing, editing and curating compelling content for social media platforms such as  Instagram and Facebook. Pay starts from £23,000.

The Wall Street Journal Data Reporting Internship Scheme – Closed November 4
A ten-week programme in summer 2020 for graduates, paying $900 a week.

The Wall Street Journal US News Reporting Internship Scheme – Closed November 4
A ten-week programme in summer 2020 for graduates, paying $900 a week.

Editorial Assistant, National Federation of Women’s Institutes – Closed November 5
A hybrid working position where you will be expected to travel to the London office once per week. The successful candidate will provide essential administrative support to the editorial and advertising teams while supporting the Editor to write stories and features for publication. Paid £28,378 per annum plus benefits.

NBC Universal InternshipsCloses November 6
Several year-long internships in NBC’s digital media department for people who are still at university or have just graduated. 

Researcher, Fulwell – Closed November 6
This could be a good opportunity if you have a few credits at Uni or college. One day you may be f
act finding and researching contributors, locations, festivals and international cultures. The next could see you suggesting locations, contributors and features for a multipart big streamer travel show.

Communications Associate, Rhodes Trust – Closed November 6
Pays £26,000 – £32,000 plus benefits This role will see you dipping into your creative side to promote public awareness of activities and success stories. You will also creating branding strategies for the Rhodes Trust, the Atlantic Institute and the Schmidt Science Fellowship.

BBC Radio 1Xtra Where It Begins Placement – Closed November 6
An 8 week internship, paid. You will complete a range of duties for production teams prior to and during live shows. During your time, you will also have a mentor. They will be a senior member of the 1Xtra team who will spend time with you every week to discuss how your placement is going and your future plans.

C4 Production Training Scheme – Closed November 6
A total of 10 traineeships available in Glasgow, Leeds, Liverpool and London. This scheme will be a boon for those eager to learn the ins and outs of great television production. Includes training in a TV BootCamp, a month of training, and mentorship throughout your placement. 

Junior Video Editor – Closed November 7
Pays £22,000 – £27,000 per year, pro rata. You’ll be joining the team as a junior video editor for WrestleTalk, which provides daily news coverage of professional wrestling. 

Local Democracy Reporter (Leeds) with The Northern EchoClosed November 10
The Northern Echo is recruiting an outstanding reporter to cover council politics in Leeds as part of the Local Democracy Reporting scheme with the BBC. If you are an outstanding newly-NCTJ-qualified reporter, you will be considered.

NFL Content Creator, Decyfr Sport – Closed November 13
Once again this is a freelance pool opportunity. Decyfr Sport is looking for an NFL specialist who can write compelling copy. They must also have a flair for social media content, and feel completely at ease voicing and editing video packages. Pays £22,500 pro rata. 

Social Media Intern, Lauren Dickinson Clarke  – Closed November 13
This role will place you in charge of the Instagram, Facebook and TikTok accounts for Lauren Dickinson Clarke. This role pays National Minimum Wage and you can work from either London or Salford.

Social Media Executive with the Economist Educational Foundation – Closed November 15 
Got the social media smarts and itching to take your first step into marketing? Check! This fixed-term role will have you lead the charity’s social media channels, planning and implementing activity across all platforms.  You’ll be supported by collaborative, creative teams, who each have a wealth of marketing experience to draw from.

Reporter, Alliance News – Closed November 15
This reporting position will cover economics, companies and markets. This role is entry level but candidates must demonstrate a knowledge and passion for business news.

Climate Centre Communications Officer – Closed November 16
Join the Climate Centre as a Communications Officer, where you will manage multiple project deadlines while finetuning compelling stories for the national press and broadcast media. Previous knowledge or experience of climate issues is an advantage, but not essential, but you will have experience of journalism, print or broadcast news.

Communications and Interpretations Officer with The National Parks Office Closed November 16
Learn to create masterful and engaging digital communications content in the breathtaking backdrop of Snowdon. In this role, you will develop the website, monthly newsletters, and visual reports to partners and financiers. The ability to communicate in both Welsh and English is a must!

Communications Assistant, Leeds FC – Closed November 17
You’ll support the communications and media department with communication, media and press-related tasks, including drafting and editing communications copy and material. You’ll also implement internal and external communications strategies and projects. Page states “competitive pay”, but pays £25,000 upwards.

Editorial Assistant for Tottenham Spurs FC Closed November 18
One for the football fans: Tottenham Spurs FC are on the lookout for an editorial assistant to deliver the best content across their website and match day programme.  Some work-hour flexibility will be required in this role.

Grow Wild Engagement Assistant – Closed November 20
Work to promote UK’s native botany and fungi by engaging our target audiences through digital channels, such as the website, social media and e-newsletter.

BBC Journalism Apprenticeship (Level 7) – Closed November 20
Formerly known as the JTS, this scheme is highly competitive! Opportunities in London, Brighton and Guilford, Cardiff, Hull, Glasgow, Leeds, Orkney and Salford. This is a Level 7 Apprenticeship, paid Band C and includes rigorous training, including fully funded training for the National Qualification in Journalism (NQJ).

ScreenSkills Trainee Finder 2024-25 – Closes November 20
A chance to work on a paid film or high-end TV production placement. There’s over 200 spots available, so lots of opportunities. 

Editorial Assistant with Thread Media – Closed November 21
Work across the digital channels of Foodism and Escapism, as well as their print magazines! You will be planning, writing and publishing online articles and supporting other staff members to deliver top content.

Trainee Vision/Mixer with ITN Studios – Closed November 21
This is a sixth month programme where you will be working under the direction of a Programme Director on their flagship weekday programmes, such as ITV News, ITV News London, and Channel 4 News.

Trainee Investigative Reporter with Greenpeace – Closed November 23
Unearthed, Greenpeace’s award winning in-house journalism unit, is looking to hire a new trainee investigative reporter. You’ll have the scope to develop and deliver your own investigative stories, with support and supervision from more experienced journalists. Starting salary starts from £35K. 

Media and Communications Officer for British Judo – Closes November 21
Get your training underway for British Judo in a tag team with the Digital, Marketing and Communications teams! You will work across the British Judo departments and engage with stakeholder groups, making sure people are informed and connected. 

Media Technician, The Box (Plymouth City Council) – Closed November 22
In this position, you will work for Plymouth’s ambitious cultural organisation, The Box. You’ll report to the Media Archivist, and provide specialist technical support maintaining audio visual systems, digital storage systems, film, video and photography equipment.

Junior Audio Creative – Closed November 24
Based in Chesterfield, this role as a junior audio producer will have you working with large retail brands to create in-store radio adverts! Your time will be divided between using Adobe Audition, conducting voiceover recording sessions, writing scripts to a brief, and booking studio time to record adverts.

Local Democracy Reporter (Worcester) with The Northern EchoClosed November 24
The Northern Echo is recruiting an outstanding reporter to cover council politics in Worcester as part of the Local Democracy Reporting scheme with the BBC. If you are an outstanding newly-NCTJ-qualified reporter, you will be considered.

Editorial Intern, FT Weekend Magazine – Closed November 26
Fact-checking, proof-reading, social media production, research, and administrative duties are but a few of the responsibilities you will take on during this paid internship with the editorial sector of FT Weekend. An undergraduate degree in journalism, or a related subject, is desirable but not essential.

Communications Assistant, Opera North – Closed November 27
Hit the right note as a communications assistant! One day might have you overseeing the delivery of world-class opera across the north of England; the next, you could be helping young people with their music making. This position revolves around communications, media relations, press coverage, and press nights. Salary £22,500.

Multimedia News Reporters, All Island Media – Closes November 27
Based in Jersey, you’ll work across the company’s two main titles: Bailiwick Express and the Jersey Evening Post. Paid upwards of £25,000, with higher pay packets depending on experience. 

The Wall Street Journal’s Social Media Internship – Closed November 27
A 10-week paid summer internship in the WSJ’s New York City office, working on social media for the opinion desk.

Deutsche Welle TraineeshipCloses November 27
A two-year multimedia journalism placement in Bonn and Berlin. You’ll need either advanced or fluent levels of German to apply.

Social Media Assistant, University of Sheffield – Closed November 28
This position is part-time at 14 hours per week, but could be great entry-level experience. The successful candidate will assist in driving social media channels, and pay is £22,214 pro-rata.

Editorial Assistant, Beacon Plus -Closed November 30 
You’ll be working across several mediums, including online and print. On average, you can chase down news leads and turn press releases into engaging editorial content. Pays £25,000 upwards.

Editorial Assistant Internship, Law Business Research – Closes November 30
Paid £25,300 per annum. This internship will allow you to support editorial and admin processes within the research content and legal content teams of Law Business Research.

Marketing Officer, The William Scott Abbott Trust (Sacrewell) – Closes November 30
Sacrewell farm is well-known nationwide for many reasons, and enjoys a positive reputation. Help build on it with this position, where you will work as part of small team at a visitor attraction promoting admissions and events, developing marketing strategies, and writing content for social media channels and website. Paid £22,000-£26,000 per year pro-rata depending on experience. 
December
Bloomberg London Winter News Internship – Closed December 1
Spend 12 weeks learning about financial journalism with the Bloomberg team. Fluency in a foreign language is a plus here. 

Communications Assistant, Marwell ZooClosed December 3
Play an instrumental role in animal conservation. You will assist with media campaigns and launches, organise the zoo’s media monitoring service, and respond to review site feedback. You will also gather insights into visitor trends.

New York Times Fellowship (International Reporter) – Closed December 2
Kickstart your career with this exciting New York Times Fellowship.  You’ll join a talented team as a London International desk reporter. You’ll spend a least a year covering breaking news in the UK and Europe.

Runners at Coronation Street, ITV ManchesterClosed December 3
Learn from the stones on the famous Cobbles! You will efficiently support the Assistant Directors ensuring the smooth running of the shoot, being the first point of information between the shoot, AD’s and the Production Office. Pay starts from £27,750 per annum.

BBC World Service Future Voices Scheme – Closed December 4
12 people, from all backgrounds and abilities, will have the chance to train as a journalist. Based in London for six weeks, you receive training in digital, online, radio and TV output. All this will be paid, and accommodation and travel costs will be accounted for. 

Amnesty International Media and Events Coordinator – Closed December 5
You’ll help run the Media Awards, a competition which celebrates the grit and determination of journalists putting their lives on the line to report on human rights issues. You will be writing and editing copy, while organising and coordinating judging sessions and targeting audiences.

Refugee Action Digital Communications Officer – Closed December 5
Open exclusively to applicants with lived experience of forced displacement. Working between the fundraising and campaigns team, you will ensure Refugee Action’s digital communication serves its strategic goals to support refugees. You will have strong writing and proof-reading skills, as well as a flexible approach to schedules and experience in social media, CMS, and Google Analytics.

National Theatre Assistant Press and Communications OfficerClosed December 5
The Assistant Press & Communications Officer will work closely with the Press Manager to produce press and communications campaigns for activity across the UK.

Visual Content and Press Officer, Exeter Northcott Theatre CompanyClosed December 6
Bring your best video editing, marketing and photography skills to the table for this role with Exeter Northcott Theatre’s marketing team. You’ll be an eager storyteller, a masterful champion of young people, artists and communities, and you will showcase achievements, milestones and talent on social media, the theatre’s website, and more. This is a 39hrs per week role, paid at £26,317 per annum.

Communications Assistant, The Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA)
Closed December 7
Ready to tap into a world of laughter and hops? Brew up a storm as a communications assistant, where you will provide support for CAMRA’s campaigns and communications teams. This includes content delivery across our digital and social platforms, support our media work and engagement with UK elected representatives. Paid up to £21,500, depending on experience, you may sample some cracking ales.

Trainee Reporter, Newsquest Cambridgeshire – Closed December 8
If you’ve got your NCTJ under your belt, this could be a fantastic entry-level role into the industry. 
Newsquest Cambridgeshire is looking for a new trainee reporter who is ready to make an immediate impact reporting on an area “with big ambitions and bags of potential.” You’ll take onwership of growing online audiences and building trust within communities. There’s no pay mentioned but we estimate it pays £20,000 and above.

Runner, Loose Women – Closed December 8
Loose Women, the influential daytime talk show, seeks a Production Runner to contribute to its daily live broadcasts. The role involves various responsibilities, including administration, prop sourcing, and supporting the production and floor management teams. Could suit a grad well! Best of all, it’s paid; £27,442 per year. 

PR and Social Media Assistant, South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust Closed December 10
Could you be the next PR and Social Media star for South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust? They’re seeking a creative individual to join their award-winning communications and engagement team, homing in on digital and social media strategy. It’s flexible working and pays £25,147 to £27,596 a year.

The Telegraph Editorial Training SchemeClosed December 10
A 2-year scheme with top-quality training with stints at the Press Association, leading regional news organisations, as well as the different sections of the Telegraph itself.

Junior Producer, PA Media – Closed December 12
To our knowledge, this position is still open and it looks like a good one! This role will have you getting hands-on with equipment to deliver national and international news. You must have solid writing skills for punchy headlines, video editing abilities for social media, and a keenness to engage with their broadcast platform hands-on. 

Self-shooting Journalist, LocalTV (TalkTyne&Wear, Newcastle World) – Closed December 13
Confident in front of a camera? A position with LocalTV could be right up your street. You will be passionate about local storytelling and be able to bring the biggest stories to life through video, text, and pictures. You will be a genuinely multi-skilled video journalist passionate about telling stories through your shooting, editing, researching, and reporting skills. Pay starts from £20,319 per year.

Glasgow Warriors Communications Assistant, Scottish Rugby – Closed December 13
Join the Glasgow Warriors on a fixed-term contract for 9 – 12 months, as you tell their tales of progression through the United Rugby Championship and Investec Champions Cup. The role involves creating diverse digital content, covering matches, supporting media management on away game days, and contributing to weekly media planning. Must have strong organizational skills and be able to work collaboratively. Paid £25,000 onwards, dependent on experience.

Film Production Trainee Scheme, Inside Job Productions & Rethink Mental Illness – Closed December 14
Passionate TikTok content creators wanted to join this Production Trainee Scheme. The successful applicant will assist in producing impactful videos, raise mental health awareness, and grow their TikTok channel while receiving hands-on film production training and mentorship.

Videojournalist, Associated Press (AP) – Closed December 15
A 20-week paid news internship for university students and recent graduates worldwide, providing opportunities in the U.S. and internationally. Interns in London will focus on general news video production, requiring strong storytelling, news judgment, and proficiency in multiple formats, with mentorship provided.

Newsperson (Global and Sports), Associated Press – Closed December 15
This 20-week paid news internship with AP is also for university students and graduates. The internship, based in London, focuses on sports writing, particularly football coverage. It will require creativity, multimedia skills, and collaboration with various departments, providing a full-time, paid experience for eligible candidates with mentorship and training.

CNN News Internships 2024 – Closed December 17
Thirteen internships on offer, where you will be covering responsibilities over the newsdesk, programming, features, and guest bookings. Pays London Living Wage.

Reuters News Internship Programme – Closed December 17
Join Reuters’ Global Internship Programme in London to accelerate your journalism career. A great opportunity in particular for passionate reporters, producers, and photojournalists interested in diverse storytelling on global issues. Paid 12-week internship starting June 17, 2024, with mentoring, training, and potential for future opportunities.

Disney Product Design and Placement Internship – Closed December 18
Want to learn the technical ins and outs of branding? This internship will test and harness your knowledge of design briefs, style guides, product development and approval processes.

Digital Production Assistant, Historic Royal Palaces – Closed December 20
Join Historic Royal Palaces as a Digital Production Assistant in the busy Digital Engagement team. Help create and manage online content for their six palaces, ensuring it’s engaging, accessible, and meets visitor needs, while supporting web content editing, SEO, and collaborating with stakeholders. Pays £24,765 p/a.

Editorial Assistant at Headline, Hachette UK – Closed December 20
Passionate reader of fiction? Look no further. This role is always popular, where successful applicants spend 12 months working alongside the editorial team at Headline. You must be able to work well under pressure, and interviews are expected to take place in January. 

Digital Comms Intern (Climate), Ember – Closed December 21
Global energy think-tank Ember are looking for a climate-conscious intern to work on a six-month internship. Pays between £17,476 – £23,302 per year.
Media and Communications Assistant, Metropolitan Police (Westminister) – Closed December 31
This is a role with blended-working options, which looks promising. You’ll support managing and delivering the Met’s external and internal communications. Paid £34,448 – £36,864 pa

A+E Networks Planning Internship  – Closed December 31
This on-air internship will see you working on Sky History, Blaze, Crime & Investigation, Lifetime and Sky History2. You need to be studying on a sandwich course to apply for this. 

January

Junior Video Producer, Bauer Media – Closed January 1
CCHQ seeks a detail-oriented Media Monitoring Officer to join the Press Office, responsible for monitoring media channels, producing comprehensive updates, and ensuring timely information dissemination to Conservative MPs.  States ‘competitive pay’, but previous applicants were paid £26k and above.
Social Media Executive, Hull City Football Club – Closed January 2
Get your claws stuck in and work for The Tigers! Paid £20,000 – £25,000, and you will be working with the Content Manager and Head of Marketing to produce industry-leading content ideas for the Club’s communication channels, keeping fans worldwide engaged and up-to-date.

Haines McGregor Brand Strategy & Innovator Internships – Closed January 3
This is a paid three-month internship, where the successful candidate will take control of innovation and brand positioning.

Marketing and Communications Officer, Jerry Green Dog Rescue – Closed January 3
This role will see you building the charity’s brand awareness, while increasing income to support dogs in their care. You will champion education and digital initiatives as they expand into new areas, and support current and future donors. Pays £27,000 per year, entry level. 

BBC Future Voices Programme – Closed January 7
An opportunity to work with the World Service Languages department of the BBC. Applicants must be fluent in an additional language as well as English. Training will be provided. 

BBC Production Trainee Scheme – Closed January 8
A paid traineeship and apprenticeship offering extensive training and expertise in radio, TV and production. Broad experiences on offer, including (but not limited to) opportunities to cover current affairs, education, drama and sport.

Production Office Runner (Hollyoaks), Lime Pictures – Closed January 8
Kickstart your career in TV while working alongside some of the North West’s brightest talent. You will provide administrative support to different roles within the production office such as typing up and issuing daily call sheets to cast and crew, and sending out scripts. During the 12-month contract, you will receive on the job training in other areas of production. Based in Liverpool, paid £24,5000 per annum and above.

Communications Intern, Smart Works Charity – Closed January 8
Working 24-32 hours per week, the two-month internship will see you play a crucial role in supporting the charity’s digital communications across social media channels and the website, as well as supporting the team on larger projects such as the launch of the Unemployment Index, Cycle for Smart Works, and International Women’s Day. Paid £24,856 pro-rata across two months.

Communications and Engagement Officer (Martens on the Move), Vincent Wildlife Trust – Closed January 11
Can you inspire a cross-section of people, from volunteers to land managers, to engage in fieldwork, surveys and monitoring activities? Do you have experience using a range of communication channels and social media platforms? If so, consider becoming part of the Vincent Wildlife Trust team. Salary starts at £25,500 per annum and you will get the chance to work with pine martens! 

Camera Operator and Editor, Working Word – Closed January 12
Put your videography into focus with this opportunity along Cardiff Bay! You can expect a pay packet ranging between £23,000 – £28,000 per year depending on experience, and you will need a passion for curating quality content. 

Financial Times Paul McClean Graduate Trainee ProgrammeClosed January 13
A full-time contract as a trainee at the Financial Times. You will spend seven weeks training and then take on two years of six-month assignments.

Publications Assistant, House of Lords Library Office – Closed January 14
Paid £26,750 and above. This role allows you to work onsite at Parliament, although a hybrid option is also available. You will research and publish briefings for the House of Lords members. 

Junior Reporter, The Stage – Closed January 19
Take a centre-stage role at one of the UK’s leading publications covering theatre! Pay is listed as £24,000, and their working schedule is ‘at least three times a week.

Joseph Rago Memorial Fellowship for Excellence in Journalism – Closed January 19
A nine-month paid fellowship at the Wall Street Journalism open to graduates with less than five years’ experience.

Junior Videographer, Sadler’s Wells – Closed January 21
This role will see you working to create video assets for Sadler’s Wells digital channels and marketing campaigns. Pays £12,428 for 2.5 days a week work, or £24,856 FTE.

Broadcast, Media and Data Industrial Placement, Met Office – Closed January 21
An industrial placement internship, paid £25,606. This opportunity has a hybrid shift pattern and you will be on-site at Exeter HQ three days per week. 

Networks Membership and Communications Assistant, Paul Mellon Centre – Closes January 22
In this role you will be supporting the delivery of networks on behalf of The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, and helping to keep British Art alive. You will need experience of working with databases, and good numerical and written communication skills. Pays £22,400 per annum pro rata, from a yearly salary of £28,000 per annum.

Bloomberg London Winter News Internship– Closed January 22
Spend 12 weeks learning about financial journalism with the Bloomberg team. Fluency in either Korean or Japanese is a plus here. 

Junior Video Producer, University of East London – Closed January 24
Pay kicks off at £29,224 per year. You’ll be getting your teeth into delivering and producing university video content for campaigns, communication plans and social media engagement tactics. 

Social Media Officer, Palace For Life FoundationClosed January 25
A full-time position covering the ins and outs of everything related to Crystal Palace FC. As the team’s Social Media Officer, you will work with the Marketing and Communications team to highlight and showcase work done to support young south Londoners. Paid between £26,000 – £28,000 p/a depending on experience.

Insider Careers FellowClosed January 26
To start in January 2024, this fellowship takes place in the heart of London, where you will spend six months learning from a newsroom alongside expert storytellers. You will be stationed with the Business team, and there is the opportunity to pursue hybrid working.

Communications Executive, Liverpool FCClosed January 28
Creative, curious, with a passion for everything LFC? Join the Club’s Comms function services, where you will play a fundamental part in assisting in enhancing the Club’s reputation within key markets

Assistant News Editor, 5 NewsClosed January 29
Join the 5 News Editing and Production teams! This role will require you to have a knack for finding stories, a knowledge of the 5 News agenda and bundles of energy. Three roles on offer, paid above National Minimum Wage. 

Audio Production Intern, South Wales PoliceClosed January 31
This is another exciting internship, this time placed in the Learning and Development department, starting September 2024. Produce audio content, explore podcast use in learning, and contribute to a busy technology-enhanced learning team. Eligible candidates must be currently studying for a relevant degree, and you will be paid £23,154.

Digital Publishing Assistant, New LookClosed January 31
This is a 9-month FTC position, where you will manage the day-to-day content updates across newlook.com and their own app. Journalistic skills would be a real plus here, given this role involves CMS.

February
Editorial Administrators, The GuardianClosed February 2
Join the London team at The Guardian as an Editorial Administrator. Two roles are available, one on a four-day basis and the other on a five-day basis. Paid above London Living Wage.

Content Creator, Gibraltar Football AssociationClosed February 2
Overlook the progress of all of Gibraltar’s national teams. You will be doing this through video, graphic and photographic content.

PR Assistant, Celtic FCClosed February 2
This could be a great fit for aspiring football journalists. Celtic FC is looking for a top PR Assistant to support the Public Relations department. This could involve a wide range of administrative, communications, and PR opportunities, but you might also have a chance to develop media skills and support the fans.

Reporter, Alliance NewsClosed February 3
Business news aficionados could make a great fit in this role at Alliance News. You’ll cover companies, economic markets and global markets. Interest in business news is crucial, as is the ability to report quickly and accurately. 

Research Trainee (Science Desk), Institute of Art and IdeasClosed February 4
The Science Desk over at the Institute of Art and Ideas want a bright and enthusiastic Research Trainee to join their editorial production team. This is a particularly exciting graduate role as you will join their festival production desk. Paid £20,000 – £25,000 depending on your experience.

Videographer, Surrey CricketClosed February 4
Bowl yourself over with this videography position for Surrey Cricket, where you will showcase their teams’ highs and lows. Depending on your experience, you could be earning £30,000 and above.

Local Democracy Reporter Southampton City Council, National World PublishingClosed February 7
A chance to join the BBC Local Democracy Reporting Service for Southampton City Council, where you will dip your toes into a ‘newsy council in a newsy patch’. You’ll need a great eye for a story, as well as the ability to report impartially. 

Journalists, NubNews – Closed February 8
Take control of your own hyperpatch with Nub News in South London, where you will write for an ad-free organisation and take charge of the running of your patch. Paid above National Minium Wage. 

Freelance TikTok Content Creator and Presenter (Sport), Mola Closed February 11
With pay starting from £2,000 per month, you will take charge of the TikTok channels for Mola’s Sport section. The role involves working with a larger social and creative team across all of Mola Sport’s social media platforms, but especially TikTok.

Reporter, Building, Building Design & Housing TodayClosed February 11
Love to break into topics like bricklaying, house design and business controversies? Cement yourself in this role, and you’ll be bringing impactful news, insight and analysis to professionals within the building industry. You’ll be paid £19,000 – £24,000 per year , depending on your experience. 

Events and Communications Assistant, Brass Bands EnglandClosed February 12
A star could be horn here in this role for Brass Bands England. You’ll be working with a creative team to support the planning and delivery of Brass Band events all across the country. This is a part-time role, across 8 months initially, and paid £20,160 pro rata.

Marketing and PR Officer, Newcastle and Stafford Colleges GroupClosed February 13
Join an OFSTED ‘Outstanding’ college in a Marketing and PR role. Paid £25,234.00 onwards, you will support the Senior Marketing & PR Officer in driving student recruitment, conversion and retention.

Communications and Engagement Officer, The National Lottery Community FundClosed February 14
Paid between £25,019 – £27,500, you will create visual and written content, adapting your style to suit press, broadcast and digital media channels. You will also get the chance to interview staff, volunteers, and groups who previously won grants. 

Junior Investigations Reporter, The Centre for Climate Control ReportingClosed February 14
This is a twelve-month fixed contract, with scope to work from various locations. You’ll be ambitious, leading potentially global investigations into powerful interests driving climate change. You’ll take charge of generating your own story ideas. Pays £26,000 – £30,000 depending on your experience.

Assistant News Editor, ITV NewsClosed February 15
Work alongside the Digital teams at ITV News to create regional and national content. You will develop an excellent range of ​​knowledge including self-shooting, editing, and the chance to book your own guests. 

Marketing and Communications Officer, Badminton ScotlandClosed February 16
Paid £24,000 onwards, you will be in charge of brand management, creating and managing content, and establishing effective communication across Scotland’s Badminton network. 

Editorial Assistant, New InternationalistClosed February 16
You’ll be an organized, motivated and enthusiastic individual with a passion for independent media, and committed to tackling oppression and injustice. In this position you will be working co-operatively as part of a small team, and there is a chance to work remotely. 

Traineeship, Hatchette UK – Closed February 16
Sign up for your big break in publishing. You’ll specialise in either editorial, marketing and publicity, rights, contracts, or sales.  Up to 10 spots are available. 

Grierson DocLab Training Scheme – Closed February 23
A training scheme supporting 12 applicants aged 18 – 25 in becoming ‘job ready’ for factual TV and documentary filmmaking roles. New entrants welcomed, supporting various entry-level roles behind the camera.

Staff Writer, Pocket Tactics – Closed February 23
Get to grips with video game journalism in this neat little role, which can be both office-based or remote! You’ll be checking out all the latest industry developments while building up relationships with PRs, developers and publishers. All while, of course, generating some AAA content. 

ITV News Trainee Production Journalist Scheme Closed February 25
Nine-month contract at a local ITV region offering on-the-job training, alongside an opportunity to join national and regional news teams as a trainee journalist. Applications from candidates from underrepresented backgrounds strongly encouraged. Check out our guide for tips and tricks.

Media Roles, Wimbledon 2024 – Closed February 25
Could be a great chance to get more experience under your belt, and it’s paid! Opportunities across broadcasting, photography and many more. This is great opportunity to get your foot in the door, especially if you’re aiming for a sports journalist role.

Newsletter Writer and Local Reporter, The Wimble – Closed February 25
The Wimble is a new title being created by the team behind the Wimbledon Quarter, a new neighbourhood centre in the heart of Wimbledon – and you could be at the heart of the action! You’ll publish a weekly newsletter featuring local news, interviews, recommendations, reviews and features. There’s also a chance to write longer-form articles on a monthly basis and liaise closely with the Wimbledon Quarter team about events/news etc. Paid £400 weekly plus holiday and pension.

Communications Administration Assistant, North East Ambulance Trust – Closed February 25
This role will have you join a local ambulance team as part of the communications team in coordinating administrative tasks, managing databases, assisting with events, social media scheduling, and collaborating on joint projects with the staff experience team. Paid Band 3 pro rata, which is roughly £21,730 onwards.

Media and Communications Assistant, University of Glasgow – Closed February 25
Join one of Scotland’s most prestigious universities as a member of staff! You will supports digital outputs and campaigns, while writing, editing, and distributing content for social media platforms and the website.

Digital Content Creator, Shakespeare North Playhouse – Closed February 26
The Audiences Team at Shakespeare North Playhouse are looking for a Digital Content Creator to share stories through social media and other digital platforms, focusing on engaging audiences with bold, organic storytelling through various formats like videos, images, and infographics. This role suits someone who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment across multiple projects. Paid up to £25,000.

PR and Communications Assistant Apprenticeship, Nuclear Restoration Services (Formerly Magnox Ltd) – Closed February 29
A two year apprenticeship where you will work on internal and external communications for a high-profile industry, supporting a team managing relationships and activities across the UK. Ideal for those aged 17 or over with GCSEs in English, an interest in Nuclear/engineering, time management skills, attention to detail, and a creative, proactive approach. Paid £15,433 initially, with increments. 

British Horseracing Development Programme – Closed February 29
An opportunity to attend lectures, tours and visits while taking on specialist placements in marketing, digital, journalism and sales to name but a few. Applicants paid living wages for an industry placement lasting at least 8 weeks.

Admin and Communications Officer Amesbury Town Council – Closed February 29
If you want to get some hands-on experience learning the ins and outs of town council meetings, this could be a shoe-in. These are just some of the responsibilities: meeting preparation and Minute taking, liaising with residents and volunteers, content management and post creation for our website and social media pages, and administration of allotments and cemeteries.

Reporter (Basildon), NewsQuest – Closed February 29
There is a potential opening for a graduate here, as well as senior reporters. This role requires a willingness to learn shorthand and an NCTJ. 

Reporter (Hertfordshir), NewsQuest – Closed February 29
A second opportunity to NewsQuest. There is a potential opening for a graduate here, as well as senior reporters. This role requires a willingness to learn shorthand and an NCTJ. 

Trainee Multimedia Reporter, Tindle Newspapers –  Closed February 29
This role will be snapped up fast, so get your applications in! You’ll be passionate about story-telling and content production and telling the stories that matter to the communities you serve. Ideally you will have an NCTJ, and you’ll want to progress to a senior reporter. 

March

CNN London, Digital and Video InternshipsClosed March 1
A whole bunch of four-month-long paid schemes across either digital or news (May 1 – August 31)

Social Media Assistant, Cornerstone Academy Trust – Closed March 1
With a call to “educate and inspire future leaders”, this is a great part-time role for a graduate. You’ll develop a strong focus on maintaining high-quality social media and public relations to reflect the Academy’s mission.

Communications Officer, Wales Golf – Closed March 3
Salary ranges from £27,000 – £30,000. You will be responsible for responsible for promoting the vision, values, and activities of Wales Golf to a wide range of stakeholders, including golf clubs, players, partners, sponsors, and the general public.

BBC Production Training Programme – Closed March 3
An intensive 11-month scheme producing some of the BBC’s most popular content.

Digital Communications Administrator and Media Assistant, The Open University – Closed March 4
Paid £25,742 to £28,759 pro rata, this role involves joining a small, dedicated team to provide quality communications to staff and volunteers. Tasks include scheduling social media posts, sharing news stories, and assisting with communication tools and email. No coding skills needed.

Communications Officer, AgeUK Bolton – Closed March 4
A wonderful way to dip your toes in the media landscape while doing great work for the community. You will be engaging with local older people and stakeholders through various media. The job includes benefits such as UK Healthcare membership and 25 days holiday. Pays £21,593 per year.

Social Media Officer, Buckinghamshire New University – Closed March 6
Pays £24,533 – £27,181, depending on experience. This is an entry-level role offering hands-on experience in enhancing the university’s online presence, with opportunities for creativity and skill development in gathering and creating diverse content while providing excellent customer service through social media interaction.

Social Media Officer, Charlie Waller Trust Newbury – Closed March 7
This position offers a pay packet of £24,000 – £27,000 based on experience. The successful candidate will be creating content across various platforms, engaging in strategic social content planning, contributing to digital communication plans, guiding tone of voice, and assessing key audiences. The ideal candidate should have a strong grasp of social media dynamics, attention to detail, and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.

Social Media and Marketing Officer, North Paddington Foodbank – Closed March 7
This is a part-time position, paying £16,800 to £18,000 for three days work. You will be working on developing the website and social media channels to create and maintain a supportive environment for those affected by food insecurity. This will also include strategy, planning, monitoring and enhancing content.

Content Creator, The Open University in Ireland, UK – Closed March 8
Join the Open University team in Belfast and Dublin, where you will be delivering the Open University mission through engaging content for our offline and online campaigns, websites, and social media platforms. Paid £25,742 – £28,759 per year.

Trainee Reporter, The Argus (Brighton) – Closed March 8
Another chance to join NewsQuest! There is a potential opening for a graduate here, as well as senior reporters. This role requires a willingness to learn shorthand and an NCTJ. 

Media Assistant, The Edinburgh International Festival – Closed March 8
Join the UK’s most popular arts and culture festival! This is a fixed term position with the audiences team, where you will work alongside the Head of Communications and Digital, Media Manager, and the wider Communications and Digital team, focusing on press and broader communications efforts.

London Sport Graduate PlacementsClosed March 11
12-month placement in marketing and communications.

Reporter for ALM, Law.com International – Closed March 13
Offering a salary range between £22,000-30,000 per year, you’ll be responsible for writing news stories on corporate law firms, building relationships with industry leaders, and attending events. The ideal candidate is tenacious, personable, and able to write quickly and accurately under pressure.

Trainee Production Specialist, ITV Cymru Wales – Closed March 13
With a hiring salary kicking off at £27,909, this twelve-month contract will provide valuable experience and full training in technical, craft, operational and administrative tasks in a news and studio environment. 

Google News Initiative Fellowship – Closed March 15
An eight-week-long summer placement working in newsrooms such as FT, TBIJ, Guardian

The Associated Press News Internship 2021 – Closed March 15
A 12-week training course for new or recent graduates who can get to London for fieldwork.

Communications Assistant, The Duke of Edinburgh Awards – Closed March 15
Hands up, who else did their DoE? Now you can work behind the scenes as a Communications Assistant. This is a pro-rata, part time position where you will be supporting DofE operations by coordinating events, editing media, and delivering administrative and customer assistance.

Trainee Reporter, The Gazette (Newsquest) – Closed March 15
Hit the ground running as a Trainee Reporter covering Colchester. Good for an NCTJ qualified student or trainee, preferably with gold standard NCTJ preliminary qualifications or equivalent, including 100wpm shorthand. A driving licence is essential, as is access to a car.

Communications Assistant, Blackpool Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust – Closed March 15
With pay ranging between £25,147 – £27,596 per annum, join the Communications team at Blackpool Teaching Hospitals to support planning and delivery of communications strategy, including press releases, internal/external newsletters, social media content, and engaging with stakeholders and the community.

Format Lab Factual Entertainment Training Programme – Closed March 17
This is a chance to test the waters, stretch your creativity and train in programme development.  Eight successful candidates will receive training, mentoring and placements across Scotland, in various studios.

Communications Assistant, Cambridgeshire Constabulary – Closed March 17
This is a Scale 2/3 post, meaning you will be paid £23,121 per annum.  You will be coordinating communication tasks, ensure brand consistency, address emerging issues, collaborate on strategies, and fulfill assigned duties.

Assistant Video Reporter, Sheffield City Council – Closed March 17
This paid role will have you on the beat, promoting council activities through media and social platforms in Sheffield. You will also be creating engaging content that resonates with diverse audiences, collaborates with leaders, and upholds values of equality and inclusion.

Postdoc Academy Communications Assistant, University of Cambridge – Closed March 17
The Postdoc Academy (PdA) seeks a Communications Assistant to support engaging communications across their website, newsletter, and social media, targeting Cambridge’s community of 4,000 postdocs. This role involves creating content, updating the website, managing social media accounts, and using analytics tools to track engagement. Salary ranges from £25,742 to £29,605.

Staff Writer, TechRadar – Closed March 22
Here’s another exciting opportunity for tech journalists. The salary starts at £24,000, and you’ll have the chance to cover a variety of technological developments. 

Media Coordinator, Dog’s Trust Manchester – Closed March 22
Put your best paw forward in this opportunity as a media coordinator for the Dog’s Trust. You’ll lead the pack in: supporting media interviews; providing photos, videos and written content about their dogs; and promoting centres and rehoming appeals through Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Part time, pays £15,479 per year.

Junior Audio Producer (London) , Bauer Media – Closed March 24
There’s a chance to join Bauer Media as a London. The role will involving shooting, editing, planning, and delivering engaging video content for various brands. You will be paid above the London Living Wage and you will be working in a hybrid capacity, including home, on location, and at the London office.

Daily Mail Sub-Editing Graduate Scheme – Closed March 29 
Year long scheme, giving graduates in-house training and five-month external placement.

Financial News Internship Scheme – Closed March 31
A ten-week internship in London, focusing on financial reporting.

Daily Mail Sports Graduate SchemeClosed March 31
Year-long scheme, giving graduates in-house training and five-month external placement.

April

Graduate Digital Communications and Content Executive, Network Plus Services Limited – Closed  
An exciting position assisting the Head of Marketing Communications in content creation, event management, and cross-departmental collaboration while also managing social media channels and analyzing digital communication impact. A BA in English, Media or a related field is required, as well as previous experience in marketing.

Assistant Producer and Trainee Podcast Creator – Closed April 2
This is a unique opportunity to create a podcast series for BBC Sounds, with guidance from experienced producers, editors, and the Audio Lab team. Candidates should demonstrate creativity, initiative, and a range of audio/content creation skills, along with the ability to plan, organize, problem-solve, and adapt to changing directions. Pay starts from £27,500 pro-rata with London weighting.

Communications Officer, HM Government – Closed April 3
A chance to join the British Embassy in Dublin as a Communications Officer, where you will be driving impactful strategies to uphold the positive image of the UK. Utilize media monitoring, social media proficiency, and flexible approach to contribute to our dynamic team, with opportunities for travel.

Staff Writer, PlayStation Access – Closed April 5
This role will give you a chance to shape content on PlayStation Access. You’ll create engaging videos on PlayStation updates, features, and previews. This could be great for a gaming enthusiast eager to learn from industry experts with no prior experience necessary. Based in Bath, but remote candidates are considered too. 

Trainee Fashion, Beauty and Homewares Writer, Liverpool Echo – Closed April 5 
Liverpool Echo are on the hunt for a top-tier writer passionate about fashion, beauty, and homewares, adept at creating engaging, revenue-driving content while staying attuned to consumer trends. You must be eager to learn affiliate marketing and analytics, and you must possess strong social media skills to maximize content reach and revenue potential.

Live Blogger, SkyNews – Closed April 5
You’ll deliver breaking news to vast digital audiences with engaging, accurate updates on major UK, international, and political stories. This opening is a chance to demonstrate your skills and be at the forefront of breaking news, reporting live from events and spotting top lines. You will also produce clean, engaging copy under pressure.

OFGEM Digital Graduate Programme – Closed April 7
Step into the energy sector in this role. This role provides rotational opportunities for a comprehensive understanding of the energy sector, emphasizing skills development in innovation, research, and collaboration. Applicants should exhibit a keen interest in energy-related issues, possess diverse skills, and demonstrate adaptability and proactive problem-solving abilities.

DOLBY Broadcast Student Placement – Closed April 12
12-month student placement opportunities starting in July/August 2024.

The Times and Sunday Times Digital Production Training Scheme – Closed April 12
Sate your passion for production at one of the UK’s leading newsrooms! Successful applicants train for two years, with a chance of an in inhouse job offer upon completion.

Journalism Intern, Springer Nature Opening Doors Programme – Closed April 19
A six-month paid internship for a science and journalism enthusiast to gain hands-on experience in publishing journalistic content for print and online. Paid London Living Wage. 

Music Touring Intern, Creative Arts Agency – Closed April 22
Grab an internship with the world’s leading sports and entertainment agency for an 8-week paid internship in London. You will need to be a proactive problem solver with a passion for the industry and strong admin, communication, and organizational skills are beneficial.

Channel 4 Apprenticeship Schemes – Closed April 22
A 12-month scheme while earning a level three or four qualifications.

Writer’s Studio: Eastenders, BBC Studios – Closed April 22
Avid Eastenders fan? Look no further. The Writers’ Studio: EastEnders is an open script call for those who are looking to take the next step in their writing career. Shortlisted candidates will receive £2,000 per script for a trial, with up to 5 commissioning slots available for successful applicants, who will undergo a paid induction workshop and month-long placement at Elstree.

E.O.I Runners, BBC Studios Factual Entertainment – Closed April 15
Studios in Cardiff and Bristol are on the lookout for Runners to assist production teams in the office. Duties include courier responsibilities, assisting camera crew and members of the public. 

Assistant Editor & Social Media/Video Editor Assistant Producer at Sky Sports – Closed April 16
Over the course of two 6-month placements, you’ll publish live action, highlights, analysis and features for socials. 

Digital Video Junior Assistant Producer & Junior Assistant Producer at Sky Sports – Closed April 16
During this year-long course, you’ll learn how to produce digital video for Sky Sports.

Assistant Digital Producer, Assistant Audio and Podcast Producer at Sky News – Closed April 16
Split into two 6 months placements, you’ll learn how to deliver news coverage across Sky News’ 24-hour operation.

Programme and Community Assistant, Spread the Word – Closed April 24
Proactive? Community-minded? Spread the Word would like to hear from you. You will provide administrative and communication support for Spread the Word’s activities in this role. Requires strong organizational and communication skills, and you must have a passion for literature and supporting London’s writers.

Wayne Sullivan Communications Internships, Mayor of London – Closed April 28  
Four internships on offer in the communications department, working for the Mayor of London. You’ll gain hands-on experience in a bustling press office, execute impactful marketing campaigns, interact with Londoners across various digital platforms, and coordinate large-scale community and major events, all while working with national and local media.

Penguin Random House Internships – Closed April 29 
Earn £22,000 pro-rata for six months on these hands-on editorial internship schemes.

Law Business Research Graduate Trainee Reporter Scheme – Closed April 29 
Based in London (with hybrid working), this is an opportunity to generate a strong portfolio of stories and build your career in a supportive and encouraging environment. You are not expected to have any prior legal knowledge.

The Economist Foreign Internship – Closed April 30
Three-month placement, paying £2,000 a month.

May

International Media Trainee – Closed May 1
A chance to work alongside one of the UK’s award-winning documentarians and media experts. Includes extensive training.

BBC Storyville Development Pitch, Sheffield DocFest – Closed May 3
Storyville seeks diverse, emerging filmmakers with international story ideas for development funding. Finalists must have directed at least one film and attend the pitch event. Prize: £3,000 split between projects, support from Storyville Commissioners, and potential production company introductions.

MET Programme News Reporter, Mediahuis – Closed May 5
The MET Programme offers hands-on journalism experience, developing news sense and skills in breaking news delivery while emphasising passion, creativity, and teamwork. Formal qualifications are not required, focusing on practical skills and portfolio showcasing.

Junior Producer (TikTok), Little Dot Studios Closed May 7
Get to grips with planning, produce, and edit TikTok video content. You’ll coordinate with clients by maintaining the brand voice, and analysing performance metrics. Requires TikTok expertise, camera skills, Adobe proficiency, and community management experience.

Communications Assistant, The James Hutton Institute – Closed May 7
A role involving supporting internal communication, event coordination, and general administration tasks to promote the organization’s work and ensure a positive workplace environment. This includes creating communication content, assisting with events, managing administrative tasks for visits, and maintaining team schedules and reports.

Communications Administration Assistant, North East Ambulance Service – Closes May 7
Join the North East Ambulance Service as a Communications Administration Assistant, where you will support the Corporate Communications team with administrative tasks, event coordination, social media management, and joint projects. Strong computer skills required.

Digital Communications Assistant, Countryscape – Closed May 8
Suitable for a graduate, Countryscape is looking for motivated individuals to assist in delivering communications for environmental research projects. This will involve tasks such as website management, newsletter creation, content production, social media management, event support, and analytics reporting.

Editorial Assistant, Unbound – Closed May 10
Paid £25,000 per year, this role will support Unbound’s editorial team by maintaining website content, managing publishing schedules, copywriting, and liaising with authors. Ideal for an organised, adaptable individual passionate about books. Must be eager to learn about publishing.

Editorial Production Assistant, Frieze – Closed May 10
You’ll be managing invoices, contracts, and schedules for Frieze’s publishing team. Requires exceptional organization, proficiency in Microsoft Office, and ideally, publishing experience. Pay starts from £25,000 per year.

Future PLC Graduate Scheme – Closed May 12
With the Future Graduate Programme, you’ll spend 12 months working within one of the following teams: commercial, finance, e-commerce, or Editorial. Placements are available across all offices in Bath, London, Wales, or Reading.

Editorial Trainee (Casualty), BBC Cardiff – Closed May 12
Paid £22,000 annually, you’ll be partnered with Casualty’s Editorial Department. This role will immerse you in soap and scripted drama, gaining hands-on experience and structured insights over 12 months from a dynamic, creative team.
BBC Wales Traineeship (EXTEND), BBC Cymru Wales – Closed May 12
Please note this role is open specifically for candidates with a disability, or have a disability described in the Equality Act (2010). This is an eight months long paid placement in the News department, where you will have the chance to gain personal development and growth opportunity in your area of interest.

Trainee Podcast Producer, Transmission Roundhouse – Closed May 12
With a paycheck starting from £27,352 per annum, this is a great opportunity to gain hands-on experience in audio production while gaining mentorship. Ideal for aspiring audio professionals aged 18-25.

Reach PLC Journalism Apprenticeships – Closed May 13
There are several apprenticeships available in Liverpool, Newcastle, London, Cardiff, Bristol, Manchester, Nottingham, Glasgow, and Birmingham. These paid apprenticeships pay a Living Wage (depending on region) and give you the chance to explore storytelling, interviewing, and camera work within your community. You will also receive mentorship and connect with fellow interns for support and growth.

Journalism Apprenticeship, The Mirror – Closed May 13
This is an apprenticeship paid London Living Wage, where you will interact with members of the community and develop top stories from the start. This also includes mentorship across various fields, and you will gain experience in storytelling and interviewing skills. 

Rad Scotland TV Traineeship – Closed May 14
Work alongside an independent Scottish TV company for eight months. This is a paid opportunity which includes full training throughout the placement. This is especially geared for people who are underrepresented in the industry.

Production Assistant, ITV News – Closed May 15
Get stuck into coordinating ITV newsroom tasks like visa arrangements, database management, and production support. Responsibilities include visa coordination, database management, H&S training, and general administrative support for ITV News.

Production Assistant, 4Studio Channel4 – Closed May 15
This could work as an ideal entry point for those interested in production. You’ll be coordinating between teams for music rights and audience engagement. You will need admin experience, tech skills, attention to detail, and an ability to prioritize.

Argus Media Graduate Journalism Training Scheme Closed May 17
A fantastic graduate scheme for writers specialising in energy, green, and data journalism.

Spiked Online Editorial Internship – Closed May 19
Enjoy politics? Send your application in for this six-month paid placement for aspiring writers, editors, podcast producers and video makers.

NATO Internship programme – Closed May 20
A six-month long placement with NATO which pays €1,217 per month.

Trainee, SkyNews – Closed May 22
Join Sky News Operations team and train in delivering live content, mastering broadcast technology for breaking news. You’ll gain hands-on experience in a dynamic, 24/7 news environment, fostering technical skills and a passion for current affairs.

Other Schemes

There are several other schemes we are aware have run in the past but we cannot provide details of when or if they will re-open. We will provide new information as soon as it becomes available.

These schemes are:

  • The Sun Graduate Scheme
  • The Sunday Times Graduate Scheme
  • Daily Mirror, Sunday Mirror and Sunday People Graduate Scheme
  • BBC Radio Journalism Apprenticeship
  • Evening Standard and The Independent Apprenticeship
  • Future Media – Video Graduate Scheme
  • Business Insider Social Media Fellowship / Finance
  • BBC Sport New Voices Scheme
  • DK Editorial Internship Scheme
  • Twofour Broadcasting Junior Researcher Trainee
  • Independent and Evening Standard Investigative Scholarship
  • Always Audio, Four Weeks For Our Future
  • Editorial Assistant and Production Assistant – Sky Studios
  • Trainee Sports Reporter and Trainee Sports Production Journalist at Sky Sport
  • Sky Sports News Apprenticeship Programme
  • IMG Productions Broadcast Engineering Scheme
  • Sky Sports News Apprenticeship Programme
  • BBC Digital Apprenticeship Scheme
  • Sarah Corp Fellowship
  • IGM Production Apprenticeship
  • TVF International Media Trainee
  • Falkland Island Television, Broadcast Journalism Scheme
  • BBC News Disability Development Programme
  • The Times Sports Sub-Editing Graduate Scheme
  • RAD Television Researcher
  • Sky Sports Journalism Graduate Scheme
  • The Times Graduate Trainee Scheme
  • Government Communication Service Internship
  • Hearst UK ‘The Nest’ Internship
  • Edinburgh Film Festival Internship
  • EuroNews and AfricaNews Apprenticeship