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ITV Apprenticeship - Daytime Junior Journalist, Good Morning Britain

Posted: 1 Sep 2020 Closes: 1 Nov 2020
London Competitive
Permanent & Full-time itv/200001I2



ITV Apprenticeship - Daytime Junior Journalist (Good Morning Britain)


Location: Remote working initially and flexibility afterwards. Office address - 

Westworks, London (W12 7FQ)

Salary: £21,032

Duration: Minimum 13 months & End point Assessment (This is a full time role from Monday to Friday - 37.5 hours per week)

Qualification: Junior Journalist, Level 3


Why you should join us…


Time for you to rise and shine! Good Morning Britain wakes the nation up each morning with the latest headlines from the world of news, sport and entertainment, plus plenty of lively debate and compelling live interviews. We are dedicated to providing an entertaining format that informs our viewers and sets them up for the day ahead.


As our apprentice, you will be part of GMB’s team of journalists and producers, shaping the news agenda and reacting to breaking news. You’ll be working in a fast paced and rewarding environment. Opportunities will arise quickly & you’ll immerse yourself across the slate of programming from news, entertainment, sport, features and debates.

You’ll come to us with a keen interest in news and an eye for detail. You’ll be interested in the world around you, whether it’s something going on in your local community, in your social media feed or across the world. You’ll be passionate about stories and people, and be bubbling with ideas and enthusiasm for turning those stories into great TV.

You’ll learn everything you need to know to become an accomplished television producer and journalist. This would be a great opportunity for anyone with a genuine interest and enthusiasm for working in a live, busy news department where no two days are the same.


 Key Responsibilities/Essential Criteria

  • Good awareness & a structured approach to organisation and problem-solving

  • A demonstrable interest in news and current affairs 

  • Team player with a willingness to learn and help out 

  • Demonstrates enthusiasm and pride in maintaining a high standard throughout

  • A keen eye for detail

  • Ability to multitask and prioritise responsibilities

  • Enjoy working in a fast paced environment & embrace change

  • An eagerness for learning new skills as you’ll get opportunities to be a part of lots of great new experiences.

  • An interest in digital & learning new technology 

  • Understanding the importance of working collaboratively & independently

  • Keen interest to work in a diverse and collaborative environment 


Candidates who declared a disability and meet the minimum criteria will be invited to an interview - find out more here


 Minimum Criteria


  • Demonstrates a clear understanding & passion for the apprenticeship role they are applying for as well as ITV

  • Clearly understands the qualification proposition & how that would enhance the apprenticeship

  • Able to balance the qualification learning aspect of the role whilst working full time

  • Scoring at least 8/9 through the multiple choice application questions

  • Descriptive and detail orientated answers to the set application questions




Due to the nature of this apprenticeship, it would suit school/college leavers from 16 years of age & there is no upper age limit. You are only eligible to apply if:

  • You have lived within the UK/EEA for a minimum of 3 years consecutively

  • You have at least a Level 1 qualification in Maths and English (GCSE or equivalent, at grades 4-9/A-D)

  • You have not completed a degree.

  • You cannot have achieved the qualification already and you must not already be in full time education at the point of enrolment

What’s next?

Applications can be made for this scheme online. However, if you require this information in an alternative format, please contact NB This address should only be used for this purpose and no general queries or personal information should be sent to this inbox. 

If you are shortlisted to the second stage, you will be invited to attend an ITV Experience workshop. This will be held on Week commencing 11th October  2020. (subject to change) & will be via a virtual meeting, using Zoom. Interviews will be arranged following on from this.


*In order to manage the volume of interest, we can only accept your first application. If you apply for multiple roles, we can only accept your first one* 


Closing date: 20th September 2020


**If successful, you'll either join us in January or April 2021. Full details to follow. Good Luck!**

*Disclaimer - Please note due to COVID-19 some of these opportunities might be affected*


We reach millions of people everyday, that’s why having diverse talents and being an organisation where colleagues feel included is crucial to us. We have various networks who celebrate and support our colleagues. We try to embed an inclusive mindset in everything we do.  Find out more here 

Candidates who declared a disability and meet the minimum criteria will be invited to an interview - find out more here. We're happy to discuss any additional support you may need during our application process as part of our reasonable adjustments approach. So we encourage you to get in touch with us if you require additional support... our email is


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