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27 May 2022

JOB ALERT: Leinster Express hiring a multimedia journalist in Portlaoise

JOB ALERT: Leinster Express hiring a multimedia journalist in Portlaoise

JOB ALERT: Leinster Express hiring a multimedia journalist in Portlaoise

Iconic Media Group, Ireland’s leading local news publisher, is recruiting a Multimedia journalist to join the Leinster Express news team in Portlaoise.

The Leinster Express is a leading newspaper in the Iconic Media Group, providing breaking news, sport and the content that matters to the people of Laois. www.leinsterexpress.ie is also one of the top leading regional news websites in the country.

Our local news sites have grown spectacularly, accounting for more local content than any other media group. We are continuing to grow, driving forward on our digital success and creating new positions in the local newsroom in Portlaoise.

Ideal candidates must be up for the daily challenge of giving our readers the very best in local content, just as they have come to expect from this trusted news brands for generations.

A strong news sense, a nose for a story and the ability to tell that story in a variety of ways are the very basics of these roles. With a  passion to succeed and the desire to break that exclusive, you will become a key member of the editorial team.  

Applicants should have third-level qualifications in relevant media courses. 

We are looking for a self-starter who can:

- Demonstrate excellent reporting skills and deliver fresh and engaging  content

- Work as part of a team committed to reporting when and where it happens

- Engage our fast-growing online audience through a variety of channels 

- Use social media in a dynamic way to distribute and source news, and help grow our online community.

The closing date for applications is Friday, January 28, 2022.

To apply, please email brian.keyes@iconicnews.ie including a covering letter, CV and samples of your work.

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