full-time reporters from a black and minority ethnic background.
Getting a place in the Press Gallery in Westminster, a Lobby job is key to getting on in the world of political journalism. Once there as the advert says you,
better contacts and a deeper understanding of political reporting
And have a better idea when jobs in the field are coming up. Positive discrimination anybody, the work of the ghastly chap John Bercow? Almost definitely.
There again, how is it that newspapers like The Voice do not already have a lobby spot? Only wondering, is it for lack of asking or for lack of responding?