KMTV has an  exciting opportunity for a qualified journalist (NCTJ or equivalent) to join the KMTV news team, working as a producer and, in time, as a reporter, on our daily hour-long flagship news show, Kent Tonight, our website and social media services. 

The successful applicant will have a passion for news and high quality TV and online
production. They will be self-starting, enthusiastic, multi-skilled and have a good grasp on
the concept that this is not a 9-to-5 job, news can happen at any time and occasionally
working unsocial hours is just part of life for a professional journalist.
 
In return for their enthusiasm and commitment, they will join a professional, hard working
team making news output and with the opportunity to work on other shows too such as
Team Talk, Chris & Co, Paul On Politics, Made in Kent & BASSed in Kent. 
Anyone wishing to apply should send a CV and short covering letter to Andy Richards,
Deputy Channel Director, (arichards@kmtv.co.uk) by Friday 15th March 2019. 
 
Those we invite for an interview will have a combination of essential and desirable skills:
 
KMTV Essentials
● NCTJ qualified
● A proven track record in delivering news stories that work on TV and online
● Technically proficient with digital production
● Highly skilled in using Final Cut Pro X
● Excellent communication skills
● Can work both independently and in a team environment
● Constantly comes up with good ideas and a proven ability to make & nurture contacts
● Full driving licence
KMTV Desirables
● Experience of working in a busy, professional newsroom
● Good working knowledge of Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and YouTube
● Able in on-screen presenting
● Good knowledge of the region and where the best news sources can be found

Vacancy for Broadcast Journalist at KMTV