The Independent, Environment Correspondent

Recruiter
ESI Media
Location
Kensington, London
Salary
Competitive
Posted
05 Jul 2019
Closes
05 Aug 2019
Industry
Journalist
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The Independent is looking for an Environment Correspondent to deliver exclusive stories, breaking news, features and analysis.

Key responsibilities:

  • Find, pitch and write exclusive stories that will lead The Independent website and Daily Edition app.
  • Produce quick and accurate breaking news stories
  • Write analysis, features and long reads on key developments on your beat
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key contacts
  • Suggest and write headlines to best promote stories on the website and social media
  • Choose pictures and videos to accompany stories

Skills and experience:

  • At least two years’ experience working for a newspaper or news website
  • A proven track record of bringing in the kind of exclusive stories that will get the Independent noticed
  • Experience of writing under intense deadline pressure in a breaking news environment
  • Ability to run their own patch and develop contacts
  • Experience and / or enthusiasm for capturing video content while reporting

Apply by completing the application form below.

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