Media Job: News editor/senior news reporter, The Press and Journal

CLOSING DATE: January 23, 2017

News editor / senior news reporter

THESE two jobs are golden opportunities to be in the thick of the action at the award-winning Press and Journal.

The news editor is the driving force behind our day-to-day news coverage.

It’s a key role demanding a sharp news sense, dynamism, in-depth knowledge of media law and the ability to lead a team of reporters and news desk staff in Aberdeen and across our patch.

Management skills and extensive journalistic experience are a must for this demanding senior position, which shapes our daily news agenda.

The news editor is responsible for the news content of six distinct editions across a huge circulation area.

As a senior news eeporter, you will also play a key part in this process.

We are seeking an experienced reporter with a track record of breaking big exclusive stories and developing excellent contacts.

Based in Aberdeen, you will be at the sharp end of our operation, while helping to shape and influence our success.

This also happens to be a great place to live and work.

You will enjoy a competitive salary, contributory pension scheme, healthcare cash plan and a generous holiday allowance.

If you think you have what it takes and the experience required, send your CV and covering letter by post to :

Damian Bates, editor-in-chief, The Press and Journal, PO Box 43, Lang Stracht, Aberdeen, AB15 6DF

Or e-mail


Closing date for applications is January 23, 2017.