Sports Journalist

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Beat 102 103 Published: March 4, 2018
Job Type


Position: Sports Journalist

Salary: Agreed based on experience

Responsible to: News & Sports Editor & The Programme Director

Hours: 37.5 hours a week. These will be flexible and deemed as necessary to successfully carry out your duties to the required standards of the company

Key Tasks:

  • To write, compile and present sports bulletins according to station format.
  • To select, research & read both news & sports stories for broadcast & online which are suitable for our target audience
  • To carry out interviews to enhance The Sports Output
  • To edit audio material to the required standards for broadcast
  • to be fully aware of media law and other restrictions e.g. BCI guidelines
  • To ensure that these are adhered to and the station is protected from actions for Contempt of Court; Libel or any other sanction.
  • To maintain and develop contacts with local sports people in each county of the South East
  • To represent the station at all times with a high degree of professionalism.
  • To be fully sports-aware.
  • To work a variety of both news & sports shifts according to the needs of the station.
  • To work enthusiastically with other members of the Beat team in improving the station’s output e.g Promotions meetings/sports awards

We’re on the lookout for a passionate multi-platform sports journalist.  The ideal candidate will eat, sleep and breathe all sports, will have a good reading voice, excellent interviewing skills & a full driving licence.

Please send your cover letter, with CV & demo to Closing date for entries is Sunday March 11th 2018