Media Job: Trainee reporter, Cumnock Chronicle

CLOSING DATE: January 16, 2015

THE Cumnock Chronicle is looking for a talented trainee reporter to play an important role within its team of journalists based at our office in Ardrossan.

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.

Applicants should have a strong record of work experience, a passion for the job and an awareness of the circulation area. A driving license is essential as you will be required to be out in the community covering 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 digital media platforms in relation to the core print product.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to

Closing date for applications: Friday 16th January 2015