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Sky News Diversity Work Experience - Work experience
Description
Sky News has built its reputation on being first for bringing the very best news and analysis to our viewers on television and our users on mobile and social media. We have won many prestigious awards for our journalism and our coverage of some of the biggest news stories of recent times. We have also been named News Channel of the Year 10 times by the Royal Television Society.

We began as the UK\'s first 24-hour television news channel and now we are a multi-platform news operation delivering content to smartphones, web, tablets, social media platforms and commercial radio stations as well as on television.

This is your chance to spend time at the heart of the most exciting news organisation in the country and experience what it\'s like to work in a fast-paced news environment alongside our award-winning team of journalists.

As we have an ongoing commitment to improving the diversity of our newsroom to better reflect our audience, for this scheme we will be welcoming applications from people whose backgrounds are currently under represented at Sky News.

Requirements:
  • You must be 18 years old or over.
  • The programme is aimed at people from Black, Asian or ethnic minority communities, people with disabilities or economically disadvantaged backgrounds (our FAQs on this can be read here)
  • You must be able to demonstrate knowledge and passion for news and current affairs.
  • We expect you to have some experience in the field of journalism and be able to demonstrate this. (This can include college journalism, freelancing, voluntary work, hospital radio, work experience, etc.)
  • You should have an understanding of Sky News multi-platform operation
  • Our work experience lasts for two weeks. Anyone on a placement receives £15 per day to cover travel expenses and food but candidates are expected to arrange their own transport and accommodation in London.

If you\'ve got any questions then get in touch.

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Job Details
Job Ref: 440489341
Hours: Not Specified
Location: Not Specified, United Kingdom
Working Term: Permanent
Salary: British Pound . GBP British Pound . GBP - Annual Annual