New Word for Journalist? Anyway, the Guardian Wants One for Edinburgh

The Guardian newspaper is looking for someone to blog from Edinburgh, to “create and curate local text and multimedia content”, as part of the paper's “innovative approach to community news coverage”.
The successful candidate – working on a 12-month freelance contract – would be required to report local meetings and events “with an emphasis on political decision making”. Similar schemes are to operate also in Leeds and Cardiff.
While others might seek to recruit a journalist to fulfil the role, the Guardian is looking for a….'Beatblogger'.

The Guardian newspaper is looking for someone to blog from Edinburgh, to “create and curate local text and multimedia content”, as part of the paper's “innovative approach to community news coverage”.

The successful candidate – working on a 12-month freelance contract – would be required to report local meetings and events “with an emphasis on political decision making”. Similar schemes are to operate also in Leeds and Cardiff.

While others might seek to recruit a journalist to fulfil the role, the Guardian is looking for a….'Beatblogger'.