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Part Time News & Sports Journalist

Part Time News & Sports Journalist

Role Responsibility

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

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

Job Responsibilities

  • Gather information, conduct interviews, produce, edit and report ‘live’ assigned stories daily.
  • Have excellent knowledge of social media.
  • Prepare and present news and sports bulletins.
  • Required to work predominately weekends but must be available for weekday morning and afternoon shifts when required.
  • Other duties as deemed necessary.

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, working alone.
  • Strong computer skills and knowledge of news production equipment and editing software (adobe / cool edit)
  • Effective news writing and storytelling ability.
  • 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)

Desired Skills & Experience

  • A college degree in Journalism, Radio/Television or a related field is desirable.
  • Must be able to perform well under pressure, 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 desirable but not essential.