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Full-Time News and Sports Journalist

Full-Time News and Sports Journalist

Role Responsibility

Beat 102 103 is recruiting a full-time, multi-platform, news and sports journalist to join the team at the Broadcast Centre in Waterford.

The ideal candidate will be a highly-skilled, self-starter who is able to write, produce, record, edit & present stories under deadline pressure.

Job Responsibilities

  • Gather information, conduct interviews, produce, edit and report β€˜live’ assigned stories daily.
  • Have an excellent knowledge of social media.
  • Prepare and present news and sports bulletins.
  • Required to work predominately weekday morning and afternoon shifts, but some weekend work will be included.
  • Other duties as deemed necessary.
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Required Skills & Experience

  • Minimum of 1-year experience in news or similar radio / newspaper / website / tv role.
  • Must have experience in developing contacts, producing hard news stories, and working alone.
  • Strong computer skills and knowledge of news production equipment and editing software (adobe / cool edit / Burli)
  • Effective news writing, storytelling ability & reading skills.
  • Ability to identify problems and develop solutions.
  • Candidate must have strong journalistic standards and ethics.
  • Knowledge of social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and TikTok) is essential.

Desired Skills & Experience

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  • A college degree in Journalism, Radio/Television or related field is desirable.
  • Must be able to perform well under pressure, work well within a team, meet daily deadlines, and respond quickly to changes.
  • Must be organised and highly motivated.
  • Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Full driver’s license is essential for this role.
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