Trainee reporter – Dunfermline Press

CLOSING DATE: March 7, 2014

THE Dunfermline Press is seeking to appoint a trainee reporter to play an important role within its team of journalists.

Applicants must have undergone NCTJ pre-entry training or equivalent, 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, a passion for the job and an awareness of the circulation area.

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.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to

Closing date for applications: Friday 7th March