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Leading London-based online newsbrand require a Consumer Affairs Reporter to join their Home News desk as their first ever reporter within this space. This opportunity is looking for an individual from a consumer reporting background, with excellent ability to meet multiple deadlines to a tight time-frame. You will be covering breaking news stories and informing the readers about the best bargains and consumer-related issues.

About the role

Working in a fast-paced 24-hour newsroom, you will be working a brand new role on the home news desk. You will be tasked with generating engaging and informative stories about consumer-related issues as well as covering exclusive breaking news stories. You will be covering a range of topics; anything from savings to the best bargains out there! You will be expected to deliver a number of stories to tight deadlines, whilst always maintaining a consumer-focused approach. One of the best qualities of working for this organisation is you get autonomy to share fresh ideas with your team and reporting manager. In fact, you are encouraged to share your opinion and come up with original pitches for this space on the website. A great opportunity for someone from a consumer writing background.

What skills do you need?

  • You will have a consumer-focused mindset and a passion for delivering high quality informative content
  • NCTJ Qualification
  • Experience delivering high-quality content to tight deadlines
  • Proven ability to utilise social media and analytics to a high standard
  • Generate your own news stories and strong writing skills

What can they offer you?

This is a brand new opportunity within a leading online newsbrand based in London. With a reputation for rewarding their employees generously and career progression, this is an opportunity not to be missed by any talented journalist with a passion for generating news.

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Katie Collier

CopyCat & Editorial Consultant