Media job: Business reporter: The Courier

CLOSING DATE: September 18, 2014

Ref: KW/14/73

Business reporter – The Courier


THE Courier is looking for a reporter with a flair for writing and a keen interest in sourcing, investigating and generating newsworthy business content which appeals to our core and target markets.

You will be able to articulate and relay business news to our readers in a captivating and engaging way. You will build contacts and relationships with companies across Tayside, Fife and Angus as well as elsewhere in Scotland to maximise content opportunities.

Taking direction from the business editor and the newsdesk, you will have the ability to work to tight daily deadlines. You will as also be expected to contribute ideas and suggestions to help develop the newspaper brand as a whole. You will also be expected to engage in social media activity to source stories and promote content of the newspaper.

Possessing a full driving licence, key requirements include outstanding written English skills, the ability to communicate with multiple groups and a keen attention to detail. The ability to work to strict deadlines is also essential. Shorthand at 100 wpm is essential.

If you are interested in this position, please send a copy of your CV and a cover letter, along with current salary details to the HR Department, Kingsway or email:

Closing date for applications is 18th September 2014