ITV News, the most commercially successful news service in the UK, is offering you the opportunity to join their national and regional news teams. As a trainee journalist you will be working at the heart of their news operation learning all the skills you need to work in one of their multi-media newsrooms You will need to demonstrate a commitment to journalism, have loads of great story ideas and be ambitious.
Trainees go on to secure roles covering regional, national and international news. The majority stay and forge a successful career within ITV, Britain’s most popular commercial broadcaster. You will be learning from talented people who want to share their skills and experience with you. It’s a fast-paced and challenging environment so you should be ready to work hard and to high standards. You will be well supported with regular feedback and guidance.
This is a nine-month programme starting on Monday 1st October 2018 and they are looking for 12 talented journalists, seven of whom will work in one of their English Regional newsrooms.
You’ll receive a salary of £23,009 pa for all roles outside of London (£24,660 in London) and five weeks annual leave pro-rata’d during the scheme. A very high percentage of those who graduate from the programme have gone on to secure permanent jobs with both ITV News and ITV more widely, although there are no guarantees of continued employment beyond the 9 months.