On-Screen Journalist

  • Full Time
  • Cardiff, UK
  • Applications have closed


Salary or Budget: Competitive
Experience required: 1+ years

ITV Cymru Wales
Closing date: Sunday, 15 May 2022

Why you should join us…

ITV News delivers high quality and trustworthy coverage attracting record audiences.

This role entails…

ITV Cymru Wales has a rare opportunity for an exceptional journalist to join the team, covering the west Wales patch.

Based from home in either Carmarthenshire, Pembrokeshire or Ceredigion, this is a high profile, on-screen role for someone with a proven track record for delivering impactful, high-quality, distinctive journalism.

Your passion for the patch will see you immerse yourself in the community and develop great contacts, to ensure our newsgathering reflects the different communities that make up our audience to deliver agenda-setting coverage from west Wales.

This is a busy news patch and you will need self discipline and an excellent work ethic to successfully work remotely. You must be a self-starter who regularly contributes original ideas. Whilst you will work with craft camera colleagues, we expect you to be willing and enthusiastic to use – or develop – your camera and editing skills to complement your newsgathering and story-telling.

Alongside your first-class communication and team working skills, experience of self-shooting, laptop editing and live reporting is desirable, however, training and support will be offered for experienced journalists who are new to an on screen role.

So, if you have the skills and drive we are looking for and you are passionate about west Wales and telling stories for national audiences in Wales, then we’d love to hear from you.

To be considered for this opportunity you will need to demonstrate the following skills:

Minimum role criteria:

  • Proven track record of delivering impactful, original, high-quality & distinctive journalism.
  • A connection with or commitment to living and working from west Wales.
  • A self starter with the drive and ideas to bring an audience to your journalism.
  • Full UK driving licence

ITV strongly encourages applications for this role from candidates with a disability and as a Disability Confident Leader if you meet the minimum criteria for a role and you have declared that you have a disability, we’ll guarantee you’ll get to the next stage*.
(minimum criteria above)

The Key role criteria are as follows:

  • The ability to demonstrate resilience & determination with a willingness to learn new skills.
  • Experience of working effectively as part of a team.
  • An understanding of the importance of Diversity & Inclusion in determining output priorities.
  • A good knowledge of Wales.
  • Experience of using Social Media as a promotional tool.

We’re happy to discuss any support/personalisation you may need during our application process as part of our reasonable adjustments approach. So we encourage you to get in touch with us if you require anything.

Closing Date – Sunday, May 15, 2022

We reach millions of people everyday, that’s why having diverse talents and being an organisation where colleagues feel included is crucial to us. We have various networks who celebrate and support our colleagues. We try to embed an inclusive mindset in everything we do.

* There may be a few exceptions where we are not able to take all eligible candidates to the next stage due to the volume of applications.

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