VACANCY - Full time broadcast sports journalist
Do you want to work on one of Ireland's biggest radio stations and one of the best sports platforms in the country?
The award winning Big Red Bench on Cork’s Red FM is looking for an experienced broadcast sports journalist/producer to join the team.
The Big Red Bench takes pride in delivering the very best of local, national and international sports content to its large audience, with over 50,000 people tuning in over Saturday and Sunday.
Reporting to the sports editor, your duties will include but are not limited to:
- Producing content for the Big Red Bench - interviews, features etc.
- Co-presenting the Big Red Bench, Saturdays and Sundays from 6pm
- Attending matches to obtain post match reaction, and to provide on air updates
- Delivering content across all of RedFM Sport's social media channels
- Producing and delivering hourly sports bulletins
The preferred candidate will have an in-depth knowledge of Gaelic Games and local Gaelic Games, a broad knowledge of all other sports, possess a good contacts book and have the ability to work on their own initiative as well as part of a team.
Experience with audio editing packages and the Burli Newsroom System is essential.
Experience of delivering news bulletins is desirable but not essential.
Send your CV (two pages max.), a one page cover letter and a brief demo to:
Unit 1, University Technology Centre,
Or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org with "RedFM Sport Application" in the subject line.
Closing date for applications is 5pm on March 23rd.
More from Sport
Big news in the Wee County as Mickey Harte installed as football boss
Louth pulled off a coup last night with the announcement that Mickey Harte will be their new manager.
Cork prepare for All Ireland Camogie Championship semi final
To the fascinated observer looking on from the sideline, without attachment to either of the protagonists, last year’s Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship Semi-Final between Cork and Galway was one for the ages.
Ronan McCarthy to take time to consider Cork future
Cork football boss Ronan McCarthy says he won't rush in to a decision on his future with the county.
Kenny takes the positives despite going 8 games without a win
Republic of Ireland Boss Stephen Kenny says there are positives to take from his first 8 games in charge - despite not picking up a single win in that time.
Conor Hourihane hopeful of change in fortunes
Republic of Ireland midfielder Conor Hourihane is hoping they can put their poor run of form behind them tonight.
Stephen Kenny without 13 players as Ireland prepare to face Bulgaria
The Republic of Ireland will continue their preparations for tomorrow night's Nations League clash with Bulgaria today.