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Broadcast journalist

Broadcast journalist

companyNews UK
locationLondon, UK
ExpiresExpires: 11/07/2022
Editorial / Writing / Storytelling
Permanent position

Closing date for applications: 10th July 2022

Salary: depending on experience


If you're a sports journalist who loves the sports and oozes ideas on a daily basis, we want to hear from you!

talkSPORT is the world’s biggest sports radio station. From World Cups and European Championships to the Premier League and the Champions League, through to Test cricket and world class boxing, the talkSPORT network is at the heart of the world’s major sporting events.

As a Broadcast Journalist, you will generate sport story ideas and set up items and guests to create thought-provoking sport radio that is a compulsive and engaging listen and also appear in the show as requested. 



  • Create and deliver engaging on air and online content 
  • Come up with sports-based ideas for interviews and discussions
  • Consider ways we can also develop ideas for social and The Edge
  • Research, plan and write briefs for guests and stories
  • Liaise with the production and technical teams to edit audio
  • Provide links between programmes
  • Demonstrate broadcast experience of sports presentation geared for a young adult audience
  • Help turn around the best sports lines for digital and external impact
  • Work on special projects as needed
  • Appear on other Wireless shows as a way of building your experience and promoting the talkSPORT brand



Knowledge, skills, experience

  • A passion for radio production and an ear for great audio
  • Ability to turn your hand to social video content and be comfortable behind the mic and in front of the camera
  • A creative mind and ability to think differently
  • A good researcher,  performance skills, clear voice and interviewing skills
  • A personable, confident manner and the ability to generate original ideas
  • You thrive in fast-paced environments and are able to work quickly in small teams
  • Used to working closely with other presenters
  • A trusted pair of hands you have a reliable understanding of relevant compliance and legal issues
  • Excellent knowledge of the current sports  environment and endless suggestions for suitable guests


We champion diversity and inclusion, we strive to maximise and encourage every individual’s potential and ensure everyone feels valued. We support this through our Diversity Board, D&I  strategy & training, creating more diverse content and our intern and apprenticeship programmes.  We also have 8 employee-led networks; Cultural Diversity, News is Out, GenZ, Sustainability Champions, News for Parents, Women in Tech, News UK Christian Fellowship and we are awaiting the launch of our Women’s Steering Group. 

We take pride in looking after our amazing talent at News UK supporting the Health and Wellbeing of our staff. We offer private medical insurance covering pre-existing conditions, discounted gym memberships, ClassPass at Home, weekly virtual HIIT, yoga and run club classes, and a ‘Bikes for Work’ scheme, as well as offering opportunities for physio/massage, counselling and legal support. 

We want to ensure that everyone we meet has the opportunity to perform to their best when interviewing, so feel free to let us know, at any stage, whether you require any reasonable adjustments during the recruitment process, and we will do our best to accommodate.

Please state in your application that you found this role through Creative Access.