Multimedia Reporter

  • Job Reference: 00000860-1
  • Date Posted: 2 February 2024
  • Recruiter: Tindle Newspapers Limited
  • Location: Tavistock, Devon
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Publishing
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Role: Multimedia Reporter

Reports to: Regional Digital Editor

Primary Task

  • Produce multimedia content across all subject areas, with a focus on helping to deliver the agreed digital editorial strategy
  • Use data and analytics to drive the type of content produced, with the aim of increasing page views and engagement
  • Create desired volume and quality of content for the requirement of our printed brands
  • Grow and develop the brand’s presence within the community through the cultivation of contacts, helping cement our position as the go-to source of trusted and up-to-date local news


Key Responsibilities

  • Have a digital-first mindset, ensuring all content is produced for online first with consideration given on the timing of when articles are published
  • Produce hyperlocal and engaging digital content, including ‘today’ stories, social media posts and videos, live blogs and native video content
  • Be an active participant in and a promoter of all forms of social media – both personally and on behalf of your brand – including exploring new platforms as they emerge
  • Produce engaging content which can be successfully monetised
  • Attend, when necessary or instructed, events or meetings during evenings, weekends or bank holidays
  • Meet minimum requirements for story / video / picture / live blog uploads
  • Develop contacts within the community/ communities you cover to produce exclusive multimedia content and ensure your titles are first with the news
  • Take personal responsibility for driving the digital growth of your content
  • Use analytics to help drive content production, with a firm understanding of how well your stories have performed
  • Maximise interaction with online users and readers
  • Participate in the Career Pathway, completing all mandatory training
  • Produce content that is legally sound and complies with the Editors’ Code of Practice