Press Cadets

Looking for a first break in journalism?

Want to show the entire profession just how good you are?

Press
Gazette, in association with National Lottery operator, Camelot, is
looking for two journalists to join us as trainees on a 12-month
contract.

Do you want to be one of ten Press Cadets given a
chance to pit their journalistic talents against each other in a series
of tasks?

In order to be considered, you might be a school leaver
or a graduate – but in both cases you will have to demonstrate that you
have what it takes to be a journalist and a proven interest in your
chosen career.

You might have a degree or any other academic
qualification in journalism – undergraduate, postgraduates and
candidates with other specific qualifications in journalism are also
encouraged to apply.

From the initial applications, ten Press
Cadets will be chosen to carry out a set of tasks set by high-profile
editors to test their journalism skills over a period of four weeks.
Only the best will survive to take the following week’s assignment,
until just two remain.

You will need to be available to work for
one year beginning in November 2005 as a trainee at Press Gazette,
sponsored by Camelot.

Covering letter on why you should be
selected to take part in Press cadets 300 word piece on why you want to
be a journalist your best piece of writing so far your curriculum vitae

Press
Cadets, Press Gazette, 10 Old Bailey, London EC4M 7NG Or email
juliet@pressgazette.co.uk with the subject line ‘press cadets’

No applications will be accepted after Monday 26 September.

Applicants
must be available to carry out a task per week between Thursday 29
September 2005 and Wednesday 26 October 2005. They must also be
available to work as a Camelot-sponsored trainee at Press Gazette for
one year beginning in November 2005 to the end of October 2006

Click here for a PDF of the terms and conditions

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