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Mediahuis starts searching for aspiring journalists for a new trainee program

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Mediahuis, Ireland’s leading publisher of print and digital media, has launched a search for aspiring journalists to join the company’s Emerging Talent programme.

The brand new program offers people from all backgrounds a gateway to potential careers with the Irish Independent, Independent.ie, Sunday Independent, Belfast Telegraph, BelfastTelegraph.co.uk, Sunday World and Sundayworld.com.

Four places are available on the pilot scheme, which is part of Mediahuis Ireland’s commitment to diversity and a desire to make a positive contribution to people and society.

So if you think you have the passion and drive to be a leading journalist but just haven’t had the chance to get your foot in the door, then the Mediahuis Emerging Talent (MET) program could be the opportunity for you be.

Mediahuis is looking for four trainees to join the MET program and work with some of the best-known media brands on the island of Ireland.

The program spans our offices in Dublin, Belfast and 12 regional newspapers and is run by some of the industry’s most experienced journalists.

There are four roles available on the program – news reporter based in Dublin and Belfast, a feature writer and a video journalist.

Best of all, you don’t need a college degree or prior knowledge to apply. Successful candidates receive a two-year contract with a wide range of training and practical experience.

Alan Steenson, Editorial Development Executive at Mediahuis, said: “We are excited to launch our brand new Mediahuis Emerging Talent programme. We aim to reflect the diverse voices in modern society by giving a chance to people with a passion for journalism, regardless of their background or previous experience.

“We’ll help you build on that passion as you take your first steps in the world of journalism.”

Edward McCann, Deputy Publisher at Mediahuis, said: “This is an exciting investment for the future. It is vital for any media company to develop talent and it is also important that we do our best to ensure our newsrooms reflect modern society.”

So if you’re a blogger, self-publisher, recent graduate student, career changer, or just looking to get back into work, the MET program could be for you.

Applications for this year’s Mediahuis Emerging Talent Program are now open. You can apply at www.mediahuis.ie/emergingtalent

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