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Junior Journalist Apprentice : ITV News Anglia

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Applications for this role are now closed.

1st September 2020

Why you should join us…

We connect with millions of people every day, make content they can't get enough of and reflect and shape the world we live in… and we do all this through the power of creativity.

ITV News has been providing award-winning news coverage for more than 50 years. And we’re very proud of it. Every day, millions of viewers watch our programmes on-air and connect with us online to get the latest, breaking news from Britain’s most popular commercial broadcaster.

As our Apprentice, you will be working at the heart of our news operation learning all the skills you need to work in one of our multi-media newsrooms.  lism, have loads of great story ideas and be ambitious. You’ll learn how to generate and produce news stories for ITV News Anglia and our digital platforms. By the end of the apprenticeship you’ll know how to identify a story, carry out the necessary research and interviews, appreciate more about how to write a story for social media and start to understand the ethics and law in relation to News. 

Key Responsibilities/Essential Criteria

  • Good awareness & a structured approach to organisation and problem-solving.
  • Team player with a willingness to learn and help out 
  • Demonstrates enthusiasm and pride in maintaining a high standard throughout
  • A keen eye for detail
  • Ability to multitask and prioritise responsibilities
  • Enjoy working in a fast paced environment & embrace change
  • An eagerness for learning new skills as you’ll get opportunities to be a part of lots of great new experiences.
  • An interest in digital & learning new technology 
  • Understanding the importance of working collaboratively & independently
  • Keen interest to work in a diverse and collaborative environment  

Candidates who declared a disability and meet the minimum criteria will be invited to an interview - find out more here.  

Minimum Criteria

  • Demonstrates a clear understanding & passion for the apprenticeship role they are applying for as well as ITV
  • Clearly understands the qualification proposition & how that would enhance the apprenticeship
  • Able to balance the qualification learning aspect of the role whilst working full time
  • Scoring at least 8/9 through the multiple choice application questions
  • Descriptive and detail orientated answers to the set application questions  


Due to the nature of this apprenticeship, it would suit school/college leavers from 16 years of age & there is no upper age limit. You are only eligible to apply if:

  • You have lived within the UK/EEA for a minimum of 3 years consecutively
  • You have at least a Level 1 qualification in Maths and English (GCSE or equivalent, at grades 4-9/A-D)
  • You have not completed a degree.
  • You cannot have achieved the qualification already and you must not already be in full time education at the point of enrolment

What’s next?

Applications can be made for this scheme online. However, if you require this information in an alternative format, please contact talkingcareers@itv.com NB This address should only be used for this purpose and no general queries or personal information should be sent to this inbox. 

If you are shortlisted to the second stage, you will be invited to attend an ITV Experience workshop. This will be held on Week commencing 11th October  2020. (subject to change) & will be via a virtual meeting, using Zoom. Interviews will be arranged following on from this.

*In order to manage the volume of interest, we can only accept your first application. If you apply for multiple roles, we can only accept your first one* 

Closing Date

The closing date for this job offer is on 20/09/2020




This job is located in Norwich, Norfolk

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