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Belfast, UK: Northern Correspondent - RTE

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Northern Correspondent - RTE

Belfast, UK

Closing Date: 23rd April 2021

Northern Correspondent
RTÉ is Ireland's national public service media organisation. A leader in Irish media, RTÉ provides comprehensive, cost-effective, free-to-air multi-media services to the public in Ireland and interested audiences internationally.

RTÉ News and Current Affairs wishes to invite applications for the position of Northern Correspondent.

Reporting to the Northern Editor and the Managing Editor Regions, the successful applicant will be required to report on and provide analysis on political, economic as well as cultural developments in Northern Ireland and in any other part of the country to which he or she, on occasion, may be assigned.

S/he will be expected to contribute to RTÉ News 7 day week output on radio, television and online. This will include working weekends when required.

The person appointed will be an experienced broadcaster and journalist with a proven track record of breaking news stories, be a clear communicator, have sound editorial judgement and will use all appropriate broadcast and publishing technologies.

The successful candidate will have drive and enthusiasm, will have ideas for the development of RTÉ’s services in the regions- with a particular emphasis on digital output - and will be capable of working quickly and accurately under pressure.

The role will be based in Belfast. However, s/he will also be available to provide cover for other Regional Correspondents and News Editors as the need arises.

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