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Global, Digital Journalist

Global Radio
London (Greater) (GB)
Closing date
24 Jun 2024

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Reporting of the Role

This role reports to the Senior Editor

Overview of job

Global is recruiting a Digital Journalist to drive digital audience growth for our award-winning news and politics podcasts.

You'll be responsible for the day-to-day digital output, using a variety of formats including news articles, evergreen SEO features and social media posts.

You will have a passion for identifying and publishing interesting stories that will engage audiences, with a great knack for simplifying the complex and highlighting issues audiences may not have read about.

You will also need to be a great communicator and highly collaborative as you will be working with various in-house teams from audio production, to video, social and search.

You will have at least two years proven experience of working in a newsroom and a good understanding of what drives digital engagement.

3 best things about the job

  • Working with our award-winning podcast team.
  • Being able to harness your digital skills to drive audience growth
  • Work with the content team to react to the latest, breaking news stories

Measures of success -

In the first few months, you would have:

  • Researched and delivered a wide range of stories, working with the Senior Editor to form a data-driven approach.
  • Worked with the Senior Editorial to produce an editorial calendar 
  • Started collaboration with in-house teams to maximize story success.


Responsibilities of the role

  • Increase the reach and impact of our news podcasts brand by executing an effective digital content strategy that taps into topics discussed in-show and identifying additional topics ripe for coverage.
  • Identifying and writing relevant news stories for the brands.


What you will need

The ideal candidate will be proactive and willing to develop and implement innovative solutions, capable of the following:

  • Excellent writer 
  • Strong editorial experience and flair, with a passion for storytelling and a deep understanding of digital media, including broadcast, digital publishing and audio.
  • Demonstrable experience of working in a busy newsroom or news desk
  • Proven experience in people management and effective communication.
  • Outstanding journalist on their subject matter - passionate and authoritative.
  • The ability to juggle multiple deadlines.
  • Great planner and creative thinker
  • Strong understanding of user needs.

Everyone is welcome at Global

Just like our media and entertainment platforms are for everyone, so are our workplaces. We know that we can't possibly serve our diverse audiences without first nurturing and celebrating it in our people and that's why we work hard to create an inclusive culture for everyone. We believe that diversity will set us apart, so no matter what you look like, where you come from or what your favourite radio station is, we want to hear from you.

We will always seek to make appropriate adjustments to the recruitment process and workplace to be fully inclusive to people with different needs and working styles. If you require us to make any reasonable adjustments for you or to disclose a condition, please email



If you want be a part of the Global experience and continue your career with us, you’re in the right place.

We have multi-award winning teams and our roles range from account management, through to broadcasting, on-air production and digital. You could even be involved in marketing our ground breaking live events such as Capital's Summertime Ball. So what are you waiting for?

Working at Global isn’t just a job – it’s an experience.

We are home to some of the UK’s best loved radio stations such as Capital, Heart and Classic FM to name but a few. We also manage some of the best musical talent around, publish some of the biggest tracks in the charts, and run two of the freshest music TV channels out there.

We work hard and we’re obsessed about the detail in everything we do. We’re proud to be known for employing some of the brightest talent in the media business. Simply put, we're obsessed with radio, music and entertainment - welcome to our world.

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