Monday, 29 February 2016

Wanted: Trainee digital storytellers

 This year's recruitment of trainee journalists for the Daily Mail and MailOnline schemes is almost complete. We have interviewed many bright young journalists and some have already been offered positions. MailOnline and are now extending the scheme to trainees with a specific interest in video and social media. If you are interested here are the details:

Trainee digital storytellers: Have you got what it takes to work for the globe’s biggest newspaper website? 

For years MailOnline has recruited some of the brightest journalism trainees in the UK, America and Australia. We are now extending the scheme to include and we are seeking trainees with a hunger and aptitude for digital storytelling. We are looking for talented people who are good wordsmiths but who also understand, or are willing to learn, different ways of telling stories to a younger and interactive audience. You may already be vlogging, publishing pictures and video, using social media on various platforms, using vines and gifs and Snapchatting, Instagramming, Pinning and Tumblring. You will certainly be creative, imaginative and energetic with a passion for storytelling and big ideas on how new audiences will be best served now and in the future. If you have an understanding of data journalism, shooting and editing video, slideshows, pop-up captions, social media platforms, interactive graphics or coding we will develop your skills so that you can use them at a professional and international level. You’ll be on the best journalism course in the business and be paid a competitive salary while you train. To apply send the following to by Friday April 1:
• Your CV
• A link to three of your accounts from the following: Tumblr, Twitter, Instagram, your personal website, your blog, Soundcloud, AudioBoom, Snapchat, Vine, Periscope, Flickr
• One piece of original content you think would be perfect for MailOnline or (this will not be published without agreement from you ... and payment)
• An email saying why this opportunity is for you and a preferred way for us to get in touch

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