News Reporter

  • Topic
  • Mullingar, County Westmeath, Ireland
  • 24/08/2022
Part time, Flexible Media-Journalism

Job Description

Topic Newspapers is seeking to hire an experienced News Reporter to join its team in Mullingar

Your Role: 
In this role you will write and report for Westmeath’s leading news brand, the Westmeath Topic. You will speak with and meet members of the public on a daily basis, from business people to local political figures. Every day will be different.

The ideal candidate will have:
• A knowledge of Westmeath and understanding of the Westmeath news landscape
• An energetic journalistic flair and imagination to craft relevant news content for an audience of 40,000+ readers
• An ability to write accurate news copy
• An excellent knowledge of news gathering and social media
• An ability to work swiftly and calmly in a newsroom environment
• Handle a rapidly changing news agenda and deliver to tight deadlines
• Excellent written and spoken English
• Experience covering Court cases
• An interest in sport and knowledge of Westmeath sport
• Full driver’s licence and own car

Get in touch:
Please apply for this position, by emailing your CV and cover letter to vacancy@topic.ie with NEWS REPORTER in the subject line.

KEY Competencies

Journalism, Writing,