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Telegraph Media Group

Business reporter, Business at Telegraph Media Group

Application Advice: Read The Telegraph, think about the audience, think how you would appeal to them, what is it missing?, what would you change/make better? What would you add to the company? Think creatively and use your advantage as a young person and consumer of news.

Interview Advice: Come well-prepared, but not with rehearsed answers. Be ready for anything, read the news for weeks before, know what's happening and what's in the paper on that day and the previous weeks. Get to know the website and be able to critique it. Who are your heroes/inspirations? Why?

Industry: Journalism

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Incisive Media

Graduate Reporter, Risk.net at Incisive Media

Application Advice: Don't be intimidated by the challenging essay/article you have to write in the application process. Do your research, take an interest in the subject and take all that you've learned into the assessment day stage.

Interview Advice: Show enthusiasm and don't be afraid to be chatty and informal. The ability to demonstrate that you can stay relaxed under pressure is a key personality trait that's as vital to being a journalist as writing well.

Industry: Journalism

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Incisive Media

Reporter, Editorial at Incisive Media

Application Advice: Be yourself; don't try and pretend to know everything about the market you want to write for. (Unless you do!) Stand apart from everyone else. Most people applying for the role I did, had all written for their uni paper or had completed work experience at a national. Find something that makes you different and run with it. Incisive like people who can put a different spin on an ordinary story.

Interview Advice: Don't be afraid to ask questions - interview them as much as they do you. But also make sure you have done some brand research. Understand the brand and what they stand for. I would also look at what is happening currently in the news and see if there is anything your brand would be covering. Chances are you'll be asked about it.

Industry: Journalism

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Incisive Media

Asset Management Correspondent, Investment Week at Incisive Media

Application Advice: Be honest - there's no point in applying for a role in financial journalism if you're not interested in finance.

Interview Advice: Don't overthink, be honest, relax. It will look worse if you're trying to act like you know more than you actually do. They will understand if you don't know what the FTSE is at this point - that's why it's a grad scheme. You will learn all this on the job.

Industry: Journalism

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Telegraph Media Group

Features Intern, Magazine Features Writer at Telegraph Media Group

Application Advice: Don't be worried about a perceived lack of experience, or daunted by the girl at your assessment day braying about having done 10 internships before. You're all equal at that stage, so work hard in preparation - harder than everyone else, you'll know when you're doing that - and you'll be fine.

Interview Advice: Know the publication inside out, be it the magazine, section or paper as a whole. Have a list of sections and writers and previous articles ready to mention even if you've never read it. Then just be nice, and be a bit aware of the general media/news landscape, too.

Industry: Arts & Media, Journalism

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Telegraph Media Group

Editorial Graduate, Editorial at Telegraph Media Group

Application Advice: Don't panic about the video element to the application process.

Interview Advice: Just be yourself on the assessment day

Industry: Arts & Media, Journalism

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Telegraph Media Group

Induction Business Partner, HR at Telegraph Media Group

Application Advice: Be very honest. Make sure that you check and double check your spelling as the recruitment team is very hot on this.

Industry: Arts & Media, Journalism

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Telegraph Media Group

Reporter, Editorial at Telegraph Media Group

Application Advice: Be serious about news and newspapers, read every paper every day and understand TMGs purpose - strengths and weaknesses - as a media outlet.

Industry: Arts & Media, Journalism

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Telegraph Media Group

Editorial graduate trainee, Editorial at Telegraph Media Group

Application Advice: Be honest; demonstrate your passion of journalism; don't give the answer you think they want, give what you really believe

Industry: Arts & Media, Journalism

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Apprentice, at Sky

Application Advice: Get as many different people as possible to help make sure that it is coherent and shows good English.

Interview Advice: Make sure you can speak about STAR when questions are asked. (Situation, Task, Action and Review)

Industry: Arts & Media, Journalism

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