Work in Broadcast / Trainee Schemes


Do you have an obsession with news and a desire to be at the forefront of breaking stories across the UK? The competition is tough to get on the Journalism Trainee Scheme and you’ll need to prove you have what it takes, but if you can make it through you’ll get the best start for a career as a broadcast journalist.

Journalism Trainee Scheme: The requirements

Julian Joyce, manager of the Journalism Trainee Scheme, describes what he is looking for in potential JTS applicants

How to apply

Find out how to apply to jobs, trainee schemes and apprenticeships at the BBC

BBC Journalism Trainee Scheme 2014: application info

Your chance to be part of a year-long paid traineeship across TV, radio and online journalism at the BBC

BBC Journalism Trainee Scheme: advice from the class of 2013

We caught up with three members of the JTS 2013 to hear how they got on over the year and find out their top tips for potential applicants

Get in to the BBC: events for potential trainees 2015

Events will showcase production and journalism trainee schemes around the UK

Crossing continents with the BBC Journalism Trainee Scheme

The BBC Journalism Trainee Scheme can take you many places, but Thomas Martienssen went one step further: to one of the remotest inhabited islands in the world

Trainee referendum researchers join BBC Scotland

Julian Joyce, manager of the Journalism Trainee Scheme meets the trainees who are getting ready to work on BBC Scotland's referendum coverage

How two rookie reporters interviewed the Duke of York

Journalism trainee Tom Bigwood was just a few months into his traineeship when he found himself training others at a Teen Tech event.

BBC Journalism Trainee Scheme: the class of 2013

Find out about the new recruits who were picked from around 2,500 applicants to take part in this year's scheme