Media Job: Trainee reporter, Dunfermline Press and Central Fife Times

CLOSING DATE: October 23, 2015

CLYDE & Forth Press is looking for an ambitious trainee reporter to join its team of journalists based in its Dunfermline office.

The successful candidate will already have a full set of NCTJ preliminary qualifications, including 100 wpm shorthand, have a great news sense, good writing ability, speed and accuracy, the confidence to work under pressure and the desire and hunger to find their own exclusive stories.

Preferably a car owner, applicants should have a strong record of work experience and a passion for the job. Working for the Dunfermline Press and Central Fife Times, this is a terrific opportunity for someone to show what they can do and make a significant contribution to our newsroom.

They should also show a willingness to learn new techniques and develop their skills as a multimedia reporter in an ever-changing media landscape, with a keen awareness of how best to use the paper’s growing digitial media platforms in relation to the core print product.

The successful applicant will receive further training to prepare them for their final NQJ senior examinations.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to

Closing date for applications: Friday 23rd October 2015.