Media Job: Trainee reporter, Border Telegraph and Peeblesshire News

CLOSING DATE: May 24, 2024

This advert was first posted on January 12…

THE Border Telegraph and Peeblesshire News are looking for a talented trainee reporter to play an important role within their team of journalists based in either our Galashiels or Peebles newsroom.

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 licence 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: 23rd January 2015