Broadcast Journalist (UK)

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Remuneration: Negotiable based on experience   

Holidays – 25 days, plus bank holidays. Plus, your birthday off 🎉 

Work Perks – Private healthcare, wellness programme, rewards and discounts + more  

Hours of Work: 9-5pm Monday to Friday (37.5 hours per week)  

Location: Homeworking position, based in the UK  

Contract Type: Full Time  

Start Date: Immediate  

Today Digital: The Story So Far  

Committed to changing the way people find, consume, and share information about business technology, Today Digital has been innovating since day one. We’re now in our fifth year of trading, and our growth levels are accelerating at an incredible rate.   

There are many things that make our business different, but one of our main differentiators is our digital anatomy. We were born in the virtual world, and we continue to operate in the same flexible environment today.   

Our customers are exciting and innovative tech brands that value what we do. They span the globe from London to Silicon Valley and beyond.   

Our Values Define Us  

We’ve developed a sensational team of dedicated individuals; all committed to helping the business thrive.   

At Today Digital, we’re not about watching the clock or measuring workdays. Our focus is on results. Our employees work hard, but they maintain the freedom to work when, how, and wherever they choose.   

We’re big on developing ideas, creating new plans, and setting goals that help us to move towards a brighter future.   

We’re a fun crowd of people, we’re driven and we self-start.  

Your Days with Today Digital  

Work perks include private healthcare, a full wellness programme, rewards, work from home equipment allowance, and a selection of in-person social events.   

We might be virtual, but we’re not distant. We embrace the latest technology and work styles, which means that we can collaborate constantly and effectively.   

Today Digital is fast-paced and we’re going places. If you’re looking to advance your career, work from anywhere and learn from other talented and motivated people, then we might be a perfect match.  

Recommended Read 👀 – How to Land a Job at Today Digital (PDF) 

Are you our new Broadcast Journalist?  

Job Purpose 

We are looking for a broadcast technology journalist to join our growing team and help report on the B2B technology landscape. 

You will be responsible for the planning, hosting and presenting of video-based interviews and discussions. This may include product reviews, vlogs, news presenting or other types of video format.  

You will have excellent communication skills and be adept at speaking on camera in a variety of styles to accommodate the content brief. 

Responsibilities 

As a Today Digital broadcast journalist, general duties and responsibilities include: 

  • Session research and planning 
  • Collaborating with clients on ideas 
  • Hosting one to one interviews  
  • Hosting panel discussions  
  • On-camera product reviews and analysis 
  • News reading – breaking news, roundups  
  • On-location video interviews at events  
  • Piece to camera studio work 

Essential Skills  

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential responsibility satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.   

  • Able to work remotely from home unsupervised 
  • Able to meet deadlines under pressure and maintain high standards 
  • Excellent English language and writing skills 
  • Excellent communication skills 
  • Excellent customer service skills 
  • Excellent organisational skills 
  • Position requires flexibility in working hours 

Requirements  

  • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Broadcast Journalism, Communications, English or relevant field 
  • Minimum of 3 years’ working experience as a broadcast journalist, presenter or vlogger 
  • Capable of maintaining an ethical and objective standard in reporting 
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and accurately fact-check information 
  • Excellent observation and judgment skills 
  • Superb communication and networking skills, along with an aptitude to effectively extract information 
  • You’re an all-round team player, friendly and able to work in a dynamic, fast-growing business environment 

Other Skills and Abilities 

Proficient in; 

  • Office 365 e.g Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Teams 
  • WordPress 
  • Video and Image editing software e.g Adobe Premier, Photoshop, Illustrator, or similar 

Equipment Requirements 

This is a home working role that requires you to provide some of your own equipment; 

  • Broadband Internet (minimum 10 Mbps download / 2 Mbps Upload) 
  • Office desk and chair 
  • A suitable place to work that is noise and distraction-free, warm and comfortable, and has a reliable electricity supply. 

*Company supplied equipment includes: PC Computer, web camera, headset/speaker. All necessary software applications and licences. (*not available to freelancers) 

 

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