Media Job: Trainee reporter: Alloa Advertiser

CLOSING DATE: September 25, 2014

ROMANES Media Group is seeking to appoint a trainee reporter to play an important role within its team of journalists at its Alloa office.

Applicants must have undergone NCTJ pre-entry training or equivalent, have a great news sense, the desire and hunger to find their own exclusive stories, good writing ability, speed and accuracy and the confidence to work as part of a team and under pressure.

Preferably a car owner, applicants should have a strong record of work experience and a passion for the job. Working mainly on the Alloa Advertiser as well as the Stirling News and Strathallan 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 digital media platforms in relation to the core print product.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to

Closing date for applications: Monday 22 September