Broadcast journalist

  • Division: Pulse 1 and 2
  • Job Type: Full-time, Permanent
  • Location: Bradford
  • Department: Programming

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Wireless Group is now a part of News UK. Our Radio GB division operates four national radio stations; including talkSPORT the world's biggest sports radio station, and Virgin Radio. It also operates 12 independent local radio (ILR) stations in England and Wales, and a number of digital radio multiplexes throughout GB.

Job Description: We have a rare and exciting opportunity to join our news and sport team at Pulse 1 and Pulse 2. Over the last two years our coverage has received nominations at the IRN Awards, O2 Media Awards and the Sport Journalism Awards and we’re looking for a top class journalist to continue that momentum. You will help to deliver engaging, relevant news and sport content across West Yorkshire; not only on-air but across our online and social platforms. There’s plenty for you to get your teeth into, with a sizeable and diverse news patch. We’ve recently covered the Tour de Yorkshire, the opening of the multi million pound Piece Hall restoration in Halifax as well as trips to Wembley for both Bradford City and Huddersfield Town Football Clubs. Being part of Wireless Group there’s also opportunities to be heard on our sister stations: talkRADIO and talkSPORT.

Job Requirement: You will need to have a really great on air voice, a recognised journalism qualification, previous experience working in a broadcast newsroom, and a strong understanding of media law. A full driving license is essential as is the desire to work hard and ability to manage your time well. Ideally you will be familiar with West Yorkshire and the surrounding area, have mobile video production experience and be able to tell a dummy half from a centre half. The role is Monday to Friday with a likelihood of covering Breakfast News. Occasional weekend work may be required.

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Wireless Group (GB) Limited is an Equal Opportunities employer.

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  • "I love working at Pulse 1 & Pulse 2 as much now as I did over 25 years ago when I first started out."

    Lindsay Rawson Account Director Pulse 1 & Pulse 2

  • "I love the dedication we all have and the closeness. We do it because we want to not because we have to and that's what makes us amazing!"

    Amy Kondri Account Director Pulse 1 & Pulse 2

  • "I love the people! From presenters to digital to commercial staff, everyone has got each other’s back and it feels great to be part of it!"

    Luke Watson Commercial Support Executive Pulse 1 & Pulse 2

  • "I love the show business of working at the station and how every day can be different."

    Sarah Harrison Senior Account Manager Pulse 1 & Pulse 2

  • "I love the team spirit here, we work together, laugh together and celebrate together!"

    Susie Sweeny Account Director Pulse 1 & Pulse 2

  • "No two days are the same and the variety of work always keeps you on your toes."

    Ewan Miller Commercial Support Manager Pulse 1 & Pulse 2

  • "There’s a great sense of belonging working for Pulse 1 & Pulse 2, you feel like you are really part of a family and a team who care about each other."

    Sarah Shackleton-Ward SPI Executive Pulse 1 & Pulse 2

  • "I love how much our listeners love our stations :-)"

    Sarah Shackleton-Ward SPI Executive Pulse 1 & Pulse 2

  • "Simply the people… working in a team that are creative, passionate, hard-working and love radio makes my job and working day enjoyable and rewarding."

    Debbie Brown SPI Director Pulse 1 & Pulse 2

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