Sky Sports News Journalism
This structured two-year programme gives you the chance to develop your writing skills, meet new contacts and learn what goes into delivering the biggest sporting stories of the year. Applications are currently closed.
How our programme works and your key responsibilities:
As an Apprentice on this two year programme, you’ll be part of the whole editorial process. From planning and news gathering through to on-air production, you’ll have the opportunity to contribute your fantastic creative ideas to how we tell our stories across all platforms at Sky Sports News.
- In the first year, you’ll rotate around key departments of the Sky Sports News operation. Rotations include: the planning desk, Production team, Graphics and Digital content team. You’ll also be given opportunities to shadow Reporters and work on location.
- You’ll spend time at college working towards achieving your qualification with support of a dedicated tutor.
- In the second year, you’ll choose an area to specialise in.
Please note: When working within the team you’ll work with a wide range of Sky content, some of which is not suitable for under 18s. As a responsible employer and broadcaster, we therefore cannot accept applications from people who wouldn’t have reached the age of 18 by 10 September 2018.
Qualification achieved: Diploma in Journalism, Level 3 (Accredited by the NTCJ)
- A passion for sports and sports news content
- Excellent communication and team working skills
- Able to work in a fast-paced environment and pick things up quickly
- Able to work well under pressure
- Minimum of 5 GCSE grades A*-C (including English Language and Maths). In addition, a minimum of two A-Levels grades A* – C, or a BTEC Diploma (merit or distinction) in a relevant subject
Happy to talk flexible working.
It’s our people that make Sky Europe’s leading entertainment company. That’s why we work hard to be an inclusive employer, so everyone at Sky can be their best.
If you are successful in your application for this role, your appointment will be subject to receiving a positive outcome from your Criminal Record Check.
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