Recruiting now: journalism, production, technical and admin

Sheffield Live! is recruiting now for our news and production teams. Do you have journalism experience and/or qualifications or are you interested in a media apprenticeship position?

Sheffield Live TV (SLTV) is the new local television channel for Sheffield co-located with Sheffield Live community radio and part of a new cross platform media offer for the local community. News programming will be at the heart of the new cross platform approach with regular bulletins on both radio and TV, a flagship early evening local TV news programme and a news feed to web and mobile.

With a planned launch date for Sheffield Live! TV of autumn 2014 on Freeview, and a web-based news operation underway, we now need to recruit some talented, passionate reporters and production staff committed to help make our vision become reality. Closing dates for applications is 24 July 2014.

Head of News / Chief Reporter (SLTV)

The Head of News / Chief Reporter will be responsible for leading a team of radio, TV and online news reporters including news journalism apprentices, student reporters and community correspondents. They will build a network of sources including hyperlocal news partners and will build relations across the city with public, private sector and third sector organisations.

Download the job description including person specification here:

JD-SLTV-Head of News (microsoft word)

JD-SLTV-Head of News (pdf)

News journalists

We are also looking to recruit additional journalism staff. Please send your CV, a covering letter outlining your motivation and some examples of previous journalism work to

We are also recruiting for the following apprenticeships: Production Assistants, Apprentice Journalists, Technical Assistants, Administration. Further information on apprenticeships is available by writing to:

One thought on “Recruiting now: journalism, production, technical and admin

    1. Fabian

      The deadline is the 21st or the 24th? The website contradicts the document!

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