Press Association, Senior Correspondent

05 Dec 2018
21 Dec 2018
Job Type
Full Time

The Press Association has a partnership with The National newspaper, United Arab Emirates. The National is looking for a senior journalist to work in its London bureau.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Proven ability to land interviews and produce agenda-setting stories 
  • Presenting stories in exciting, multi-skilled ways 
  • Dealing with breaking news in a responsible and timely manner 
  • Re-writing copy to suit the publication’s style 
  • Writing interesting headlines designed to create online engagement 
  • Engaging with the audience through social media 
  • Undertake leadership responsibilities 

Essential criteria 

  • Must have worked in a newsroom, preferably at national level
  • Proven ability to generate exclusives 
  • Wide range of interests from news and sport to culture 
  • Team player but with ability to be a self-starter 

Desirable criteria: 

  • Knowledge of the Middle East 
  • Experience of working in online news 
  • Experience of reading analytics and applying learning 
  • Experience of managing a team 

Professional qualifications 

  • Must have journalistic qualification, including media law 

Please note this role will be based in London and will involve shifts. 

To apply, please complete the application form below to send your CV and covering letter to Lisa Mitchell, Head of Production.

Closing date: 21st December 2018. 

The company encourages applications from all sectors of the community. 

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