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Journalism Work Placements

Premier Newspapers organises one-week work experience placements throughout the year and the programme involves real work which should see your efforts published in our pages and allow you to get a good idea of what work as a journalist involves. Click the link below to find out more...


Who are we?

Premier Newspapers publishes newspapers and associated websites across five counties, serving the towns of Milton Keynes, Luton & Dunstable, Aylesbury, Hemel Hempstead, Bedford, Biggleswade and Leighton Buzzard.

Each of our news teams produces local news in print and online to serve their particular market.

Premier Newspapers also stages exhibitions and special events throughout the year, from wedding fairs to community awards ceremonies.

Premier Newspapers is in turn an operating company of Johnston Press, one of Britain’s largest publishers of regional newspapers. You can find out more about the size of the group by visiting the Johnston Press website.

Our publications...

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What have you got to offer?

Qualities we look for...

Lots of people are drawn to the idea of a career in journalism, but very few of them have a clear idea of what the job's all about.


10 Commandments of work experience

Tips for success...

A list of 10 smple rules to follow, which will ensure that you get the most out of your work placement with us.


How does it all come together?

From Editorial to delivery...

A look at the different departments involved in the newspaper process and how they all come together to produce our titles.