Sky Sports News Journalism Apprenticeship

at Sky

London • 7d ago

Feb 19, 2018

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.

Your skills:

  • 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 Math’s). In addition, a minimum of two A-Levels grades A* – C, or a BTEC Diploma (merit or distinction) in a relevant subject.

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