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Fast News Reporter

Independent News & Media Ltd

Dublin City Centre

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ROLE PURPOSE The Sunday World, Ireland's best-selling and agenda-setting popular newspaper, is seeking to hire a Fast News Reporter. This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious journalist to work on breaking news stories and keep the Sunday World two steps ahead of the competition. The ideal candidate will be a talented, resourceful reporter with strong news judgment and copy-editing skills, with the ability to write, edit and post breaking news. He/she will work closely with the Sunday World editorial team and be responsible for helping to ensure (relaunching in the autumn) will have a competitive edge. ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES (Overview)

  • Writing, editing and posting breaking news in a fast-paced environment
  • Developing story ideas and working closely with the Editor and Deputy Editor on relevant online content
  • Help the Sunday World achieve relevant metric targets - particularly in relation to fast news
  • Ability to write SEO-friendly headlines where necessary
  • Ability to calmly handle live, breaking news situations and changing events
  • Promote the Sunday World's content via social media
  • Use new technology and social media to find and grow new audiences
  • Carry out your duties at all times in accordance with Independent News and Media's Editorial Code of Practice and relevant professional and legal codes
EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS (Minimum Experience & Essential Knowledge) At least two years' experience as a journalist, preferably with online experience. A demonstrated ability to cover breaking news. SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES Skills
  • An ability to write in a clear, concise style for a popular publication
  • An in-depth knowledge of the news values of the Sunday World
  • An ability to generate exclusive content for the Sunday World audience
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Defamation and Media Law in Ireland
  • Experience with fact-checking and investigative techniques
  • Ability to think visually and to utilise video and photographic content
  • Ambition to produce exclusive and cutting-edge content
  • Attention to detail and commitment to fact-checking
  • Ability to generate ideas for news and features
  • Capability to work to fast deadlines
  • Ability to work within a team
  • Strong communication skills
  • Good time keeping skills

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Job Type
Permanent Full-Time
Not Disclosed
Media, Print & Design
Job Roles
Min Experience
2-3 yrs
Employer Type
Monica McHugh
Dublin City Centre
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Independent News & Media Ltd

Independent House,
27-32 Talbot Street,
Dublin 1

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Fast News Reporter

  • Dublin City Centre
  • Salary: Not Disclosed
  • Closing: 01/09/2020

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