Listed 5 Mar 2019

Journalist – Grade 2

Southern Cross Austereo, Perth
Application close: 2 Apr 2019

Southern Cross Austereo is all about delivering absolutely engaging entertainment solutions across an unrivalled portfolio of multimedia brands with the biggest shows, best talent and most exciting events across Australia. We engage staff who are the best in the business and want to work for a supportive, exciting and dynamic company with a culture of high performance. We look far and wide to employ a diverse workforce – we all bring something a little bit different – and in return we give you everything you need to bring your best self to work

SCA currently have an opportunity open for an experienced and passionate Journalist keen for their next step up the career ladder. We are one of Australia’s most dynamic entertainment-based media companies, with a culture of high performance.

Based in Perth, you’ll work alongside our experienced metro news team and deliver on-brand, local compliance news updates for SCA stations in regional WA.

This is a sensational opportunity for a confident and motivated journalist who is seeking to start or further develop their career.

What we are looking for in you:

An ability to produce accurate, punchy and creative news bulletins
Previous experience in a commercial newsroom preferable
A love of working in both a solo and team environment
Excellent knowledge of news issues
Confident, conversational reading style which suits our brands
Commitment to work different shifts
Demonstrated ability to multitask and prioritise projects of differing timelines
Thorough knowledge of news operations and systems, particularly NewsBoss
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
An understanding of emerging platforms, including podcasting and Smart Speakers

SCA is a values driven organisation- If you genuinely live and breathe our values, you’ll be a perfect fit for SCA. We collaborate, take initiative, maximise creativity, have courage and act with integrity.

Still not convinced?

The benefits of working for us are countless. To name a few, we provide flexible working arrangements, a focus on work-life balance, health insurance discounts, rooftop gigs, social gatherings – the list goes on!


Apply by submitting your resume, cover letter and MP3 air check. Please note applications will not be considered unless accompanied by an audio file of your work.

Southern Cross Austereo is proud to be an inclusive employer that offers a safe and supportive environment for all of our employees, so that you can be your very best self at work. We are passionate about diversity and we strongly encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds and experiences to apply. Should you require any additional support or considerations throughout our recruitment process, please do not hesitate to contact our Recruitment Team to discuss how we can accommodate your needs.

Please note Southern Cross Austereo reserves the right to begin the shortlisting process for suitable candidates immediately.

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