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Listed 24 Jun 2024

2GB Journalist

Nine Radio, Sydney
Application close: 20 Jul 2024

Company Description

Nine is a leading multi-platform media network, engaging audiences, including across our Radio Business which is home to Sydney’s number one station – 2GB. You can be part of the team that Sydney turns to for breaking news, opinions and information on what’s happening locally, nationally and around the globe.

2GB is home to Walkley Award-winning journalists, Australia’s best-known commentators and the most influential broadcasters: Ben Fordham, Ray Hadley, Michael McLaren, Deborah Knight and Chris O’Keefe. We lead the way in news and sports coverage and are proud to host Wide World of Sports and The Continuous Call Team. You will truly be working with and learning from the top radio talent in the industry.

If Sydney is talking about it, we’re talking about it – and that’s why you don’t want to miss this great opportunity at 2GB!

Job Description

We are looking for a journalist to join the Nine Radio Sydney newsroom. You will research, write, edit and present news bulletins.

Please submit a demo with your application too!

  • Edit and present accurate, informative and interesting news bulletins.
  • Present live, timed-out bulletins as well as recorded bulletins.
  • Generate ideas for stories, and follow leads from contacts, politicians, the public, media conferences and other sources.
  • Research and write radio news stories.
  • Conduct interviews with a variety of newsmakers.
  • Exercise editorial judgement on the best angle from which to approach a story.
  • Meet hourly and half-hourly deadlines.
  • Understand and comply with media law and industry codes of conduct and regulations, as well as complete necessary training and accreditation.
  • Take direction from the Sydney News Director as well as shift editors.

Qualifications

  • Proven experience editing and presenting radio news bulletins.
  • Experience in journalism and expertise in news gathering, writing and presenting for radio.
  • Able to meet hourly and half-hourly deadlines under pressure.
  • Ability to deal effectively with simultaneous tasks.
  • Knowledge of local, national and international issues, newsmakers and organisations
  • High-level communication and interpersonal skills.
  • On-line research, word processing, audio editing and social media skills.
  • Ability to work in a team and independently, and to take feedback and direction.
  • Adherence to high ethical standards.
  • Valid Driver’s License (Class C – car).
  • A degree qualified in journalism is desirable.

Additional Information

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion:

At Nine, we are committed to fostering a workforce that embraces all aspects of diversity and inclusion and where practices are equitable to ensure our people experience a sense of belonging. From day one, you’ll be encouraged to bring your whole self to work and will be supported to perform at your best. Should you require any adjustments to the recruitment process to participate equitably, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application.

We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities, and of all ages, nationalities, backgrounds and cultures.

Disclaimer: We do not accept unsolicited agency résumés and are not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited résumés.

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