BBC Countryfile Magazine
Do get in touch with us if you’d like to make a comment about BBC Countryfile Magazine, this website, our podcast, or anything else outdoor or countryside related
Editor, Fergus Collins
Tel: 0117 314 7399
Digital Editor, Carys Matthews
BBC Countryfile Magazine
Eagle House, Colston Avenue, Bristol, BS1 4ST
Advertising Manager, Neil Lloyd
Tel: 0117 300 8276
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Sending in ideas for BBC Countryfile Magazine
If you have an idea for a story that is interesting, entertaining and never previously covered by the magazine, email your ideas to features editor Joe Pontin at email@example.com, or write to Joe at the address above. Read the full guidelines for submitting an idea.
Due to Covid-19 we are all working remotely and are currently unable to accept work experience placements
BBC Countryfile Magazine welcomes work experience students for a two week period.
Please note, the minimum age for applicants is 18.
The work placement provides an insight into the magazine publishing industry and an opportunity to work alongside an established print and digital editorial team.
Applicants should be familiar with BBC Countryfile Magazine and its associated digital products. We will consider applications from the following groups of students:
1. Students who can demonstrate a passion for journalism and the countryside through examples of work published in print or online, for example articles for a student newspaper or stories on your own blog.
2. Postgraduate communication students, or students taking a postgraduate journalism course.
Please send a CV and examples/links to published work to firstname.lastname@example.org, ensuring that you include the following information:
- Postal address and email address
- Telephone number
- Date of birth
- Title of course
- Brief statement explaining why you'd like to do work experience on BBC Countryfile Magazine
- The preferred dates of your placement
Due to the high volume of requests we receive we cannot always accommodate specific requests.
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