Reporter: Maternity Cover (9-12months)

Glasgow, Scotland
£Competitive basic
08 Sep 2017
06 Oct 2017
Dale Havers
Contract Type
Full Time

Reporter: Maternity Cover (9-12months)



The Wishaw Press is looking for an enthusiastic reporter brimming with ideas to join our busy newsroom to cover maternity leave.

The Wishaw Press, based in Central Quay, Glasgow, has a weekly print edition and a rapidly growing digital platform in a terrific news patch.

The successful candidate will play a key role in a small team, delivering strong news content for our print and online platforms.

Our Business: Media Scotland

The role will be based in our Glasgow newsroom (Daily Record buildings) which is part of the Trinity Mirror plc group. Trinity Mirror plc, has an award-winning portfolio of newspapers, websites and digital products and is one of the UK's largest multimedia companies employing more than six thousand people across more than sixty locations around the country.


To qualify for an interview, candidates must demonstrate energy, drive and a passion for journalism which are essential for the role. The successful candidate may have a journalism qualification, ideally to NCTJ standard. Candidates with shorthand will be at an advantage in order to be successful in this role. A full driving licence is preferred.

What You'll Be Doing:

  • Sourcing original content, stories and features for digital and print
  • Submitting daily ideas to the Content Desk for stories that will engage our audience and stimulate debate and interaction.
  • Generating and publishing SEO-focused content to drive search traffic online.
  • Taking a leading role in creating exclusive content and developing relationships with key figures.

What You Need To Know

Trinity Mirror plc has a strong benefits package which includes, for this role, a competitive salary and generous holiday entitlement (to be discussed at interview).

Trinity Mirror plc is committed to equal opportunity for all. We may collect relevant data for monitoring as part of our candidate registration process.