Volunteer Journalist for the New Forest Advertiser website

Volunteer Journalists for the New Forest Advertiser website

Location: New Forest, Hampshire, United Kingdom:

Volunteer JournalistVolunteer journalist required. The New Forest Advertiser is a well-established local newspaper serving the vibrant community in the heart of the beautiful New Forest. We are dedicated to providing our readers with timely and engaging news and features that reflect the unique character and interests of our region. We are now looking for enthusiastic and passionate volunteer journalists, including students who wish to make a local name for themselves, to join our dynamic team.

Volunteer Journalist Job Description:

As a volunteer journalist for the New Forest Advertiser, you will have the opportunity to showcase your writing talents while making a significant impact in our community. You will cover a wide range of topics including local news, events, culture, lifestyle, and more. You’ll be responsible for creating compelling and informative content that resonates with our readers and captures the essence of life in the New Forest.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct research, interviews, and investigations to develop engaging stories.
  • Write articles, features, and news reports with impeccable grammar and storytelling skills.
  • Attend local events, meetings, and gatherings to gather firsthand information.
  • Collaborate with the editorial team to ensure the highest editorial standards.
  • Submit your work for editorial review and work collaboratively to enhance quality.
  • Adhere to deadlines and deliver high-quality content in a timely manner.


  • Gain valuable journalism experience and build your portfolio.
  • Contribute to the New Forest community and make a name for yourself in the industry.
  • For Business Publicity articles, you will be compensated.
  • Earn an attractive ongoing commission on any article or banner advertising you sell on our behalf.
  • Opportunity for professional development and networking within the journalism field.
  • Your work will become the copyrighted property of the New Forest Advertiser.

Qualifications to be a Volunteer Journalist:

  • Strong writing skills and a passion for journalism.
  • Creativity, attention to detail, and a keen eye for a good story.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • A genuine interest in the New Forest community and its residents.
  • Willingness to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Previous journalism experience is a plus, but not mandatory.
Job Category: Copywriter
Job Type: Freelance
Job Location: Brockenhurst Christchurch Lyndhurst New Forest Ringwood Southampton Totton

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