Young Journos in Scotland Newsletter #18
Job Opportunities: Scotsman, Newsquest, Nat Geo
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Issue #18 - Thursday 6 May
DC Thomson is looking for Local Democracy Reporters. There are four posts available – one covering Angus and Dundee councils and based in their Dundee office; one covering Highland Council and based in their Inverness office; one covering Moray and based in Elgin and the other in Orkney.
Reach are hiring a Content Editor to work across its new specialist content websites. Closes on the 14th of May.
Found on JournoResources, Alliance News Limited is seeking a reporter to join its UK-based business news team covering companies, economics and markets globally. Application deadline is the 21st of May.
The Scotsman is seeking a Search and Trends Writer based in Edinburgh.
Time Out is looking for an Interim Travel Editor on a 12-month fixed-term contract. The successful candidate will oversee Time Out’s UK and global travel content and provide parental cover for colleagues on the International editorial team.
The limbic is an online publication that covers clinical and medico-political news for specialist doctors in the UK and Australia. They are seeking an experienced UK-based health/science journalist to join our global team.
Euronews Green is looking for pitches on ocean protection & marine health in Europe.
Isabella Silvers is commissioning for a Digital Spy series highlighting the shows, movies, directors or characters that have resonated with your LGBTQ+ identity.
Active Traveller Magazine is seeking UK-based adventure travel stories for July's print issue.
The Independent is looking to commission more news pieces telling Black stories. Send your pitches to firstname.lastname@example.org.
gal-dem is on the hunt for ideas for its First Person section! “Please think through your angle and avoid generic topics we have covered before!”
Ian Burke is the new Editor at Rec Room, VICE’s product recommendation section, and wants your pitches!
Nat Geo wants your travel pitches, especially if combined with the topic “Juneteenth”.
Kyniska Advocacy is looking for writers for our blog series "Female Gaze in Sport" - the role is remote and flexible.
MoneyMagpie is looking for a writer to produce around 5,000 words a week, paying £250. Some months there will also be an eBook to write for £300.
GMAC is hiring a Youth Programme Assistant who is an admin pro, passionate about filmmaking, and has experience with youth work.
Scottish Rugby is recruiting a Content Producer to create high-quality digital media content aimed at supporting the development of coaches, match officials and volunteers.
Firefish Software is looking for a Content Editor in Glasgow.
Closing on the 21st of May, Twig Education is looking for Content Editors in Glasgow.
The Society of Environmental Journalists (SEJ) is accepting applications for grants. Proposals will be taken on two topics: environment-climate-religion connections, and environmental health and justice in the United States.
The International Women's Media Foundation has launched its 2021 photo contest. Women photojournalists who reported in dangerous environments can be nominated.
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