Trainee reporter – Border Telegraph/Peeblesshire News

CLOSING DATE: May 9, 2014

Trainee reporter


AS one of only eight paid-for weekly newspapers across the UK, and only three in Scotland, to record a circulation increase last year, there has never been a more exciting time to join the Border Telegraph and its sister title, the Peeblesshire News – both part of the Romanes Media Group.

We are looking for a reporter to work between our newsrooms in Galashiels and Peebles – breaking stories online as well as in print.

The successful candidate must have a great news sense, shorthand and the ability to work under pressure.

Preferably a car owner, applicants must have undergone NCTJ pre-entry training or equivalent, have a strong record of work experience, a passion for the job and an awareness of the circulation area.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to

Closing date for applications: May 9th.