Northern Star hiring for journalists
News Corp Australia NSW regional newspaper The Northern Star is recruiting for two new journalists to be based in Lismore, NSW.
The persons will be assigned to cover the developments in the NSW North Coast, exploring unique angles to the story along the way. They will also use the opportunity to build up a network of contacts for leads, study content analytics, and participate in editorial meetings.
The ideal candidates must be journalists with a strong record in community news coverage, including digital content production within tight deadlines, in-depth interviews, and fostering local relationships. They must also be trained in digital marketing methods such as data analytics, social media, and SEO.
2TM and 929 in Tamworth have an exciting opportunity for an experienced radio journalist.
You will be responsible for the creation and delivery of news bulletins to a targeted audience on both our AM and FM stations, plus online articles and social media.
This position is ideal for a journalist looking to develop their career and willing to embrace life in the Country Music Capital of Australia.
We are looking for someone with a positive attitude, an excellent grasp of news and sport, with a good understanding of the day-to-day operations of a radio newsroom.
The position also requires the successful candidate to upload news stories to our social media platforms, on a daily basis and produce a weekly news podcast.
The successful candidate will possess:
• A positive attitude and be a team player
• Appropriate journalistic experience, skills and knowledge
• A confident and diverse reading style.
• A community focus, ensuring news content is developed in a way which builds local engagement
• Working with the Content Director when required to develop news strategies to engage our target audience for both stations
• A passion for regional news, with a willingness to own and grow the position
• A sound understanding of media law and ethics
• A current drivers licence
• The ability to work with minimal supervision, which is key in this role.
If being part of a great team and a station that prides itself on quality news, send your application and demo to our General Manager, Nikki Kenwrick. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications close when we find a suitable applicant, so don’t delay.
Breakfast newsreader sought for STAR 104.5
Applications close: 12/03/2021 08:12 PM
NOVA Entertainment Central Coast station STAR 104.5 is recruiting for a breakfast newsreader/journalist, based in Sydney or the Central Coast.
The newsreader will be assigned to write and edit news bulletins for STAR 104.5’s breakfast show, crafting them for the station’s adult contemporary format. They may also be tasked as presenter for other NOVA Entertainment brands as needed.
The ideal candidate must have worked at least two years’ in a commercial radio environment, including familiarity with audio engineer methods, and writing/editing radio copy. They should be capable of working with little or no supervision and are deeply interested in news and current affairs. The application packet must comprise a cover letter, CV, and a quality aircheck sample.
News Corp Australia to hire Gold Coast sports reporter
News Corp Australia is recruiting a sports reporter for the Gold Coast, based in southeast Queensland or Melbourne.
The person will be assigned to cover the Gold Coast sporting scene, creating unique content for print and digital audiences. They will also use the opportunity to develop their own contacts in the local community and amongst all sporting disciplines.
The ideal candidate must have considerable field and newsroom experience and a firm background in covering all sports. They should be capable of holding in-depth interviews and may be required to work night shifts.
TheLight in need of content operations/music director
Applications close: 12/05/2021 08:12 PM
PositiveMedia is recruiting for a new content operations/music director for Melbourne station 89.9FM TheLight.
The person will work alongside TheLight‘s head of listener engagement to form content packages to further increase audience traffic and program music. They will also assist management with station branding and revenue generation.
The ideal candidate must have a considerable service record in commercial radio operations and management, including music selection and scheduling, and on-air engagement. They should be well-informed on current affairs, local events, pop culture and faith issues relevant to TheLight’s target audience.