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Digital Reporter Video Journalist

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Are you passionate about video? Do you live and breathe social media? Is being in front of a camera your dream role?

We’re looking for a dynamic digital-first journalist to take our video content to the next level.

Working alongside the Regional Editor and the newsdesk, we’re looking for a candidate to who will take the lead on growing our audience through video, reaching new readers as well as providing fantastic video content for our existing ones.

You will have specific responsibility for driving growth across both our social media platforms and websites, including The Bolton News and Lancashire Telegraph.

The role will include creating video packages specifically for Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, as well as content for our five websites.

The successful candidate will also regularly be reporting on Facebook Live, so confidence in front of the camera is an essential part of the role.

You will be:

  • Full of ideas when it comes to video-led content
  • Be confident in from of the camera
  • Passionate about social media
  • Eager to learn from analytics to make sure content is reaching a wide audience
  • An NCTJ or BCTJ-accredited journalist
  • Ideally have experience with video editing software
  • Happy to share learnings across our teams
  • Based in either Lancashire or Greater Manchester and willing to get out on patch regularly

What we offer:

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a great team on a competitive salary. You will be able to work from either our Bolton or Blackburn office – but a huge part of the role will be working from the field across Greater Manchester and Lancashire.

So if you’d like more information, please send your CV and application letter.

Employment Type: Permanent