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Are you a great story-teller who can dig out exclusives and produce brilliant packages for print and online?

If so, there is a fantastic opportunity to join a talented team at the Hexham Courant, part of Newsquest, one of the country's leading publishers.

The ideal candidate will have a proven track record in gathering and writing strong news stories for print and digital platforms. A working knowledge of social media and SEO techniques would also be an advantage.

Based in offices in the heart of Hexham, you will cover Northumberland on the hunt for content which engages readers across the communities we serve.

To be considered for this role, you must thrive on being part of a team that drives the news agenda, working in a news environment where no two days are the same. You will have passed your NCTJ preliminary qualifications and be fully NQJ qualified.

For more information, or for an informal chat, contact Gemma Brown, Hexham Courant Acting Editor by email at

To apply with your CV and covering letter please click on the application button below

Closing date for applications: Monday, August 6, 2018

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