Listed 13 May 2024

6PR Casual Traffic Reporter

Nine Radio, Perth
Application close: 8 Jun 2024
  • 169 Hay St, Perth WA 6004, Australia
  • Casual

Company Description

Nine is a leading multi-platform media network, engaging audiences, including across our Radio Business which is home to Perth’s only commercial news talk station – 6PR. You can be part of the team that Perth turns to for breaking news, opinions and information on what’s happening locally, nationally and around the globe. 6PR is home to some of WA’s highest-profile personalities: Steve Mills, Karl Langdon, Gary Adshead, Julie-Anne Sprague, Oliver Peterson and more! You will truly be working with and learning from the top radio talent in the industry.

If Perth is talking about it, we’re talking about it – and that’s why you don’t want to miss this great opportunity to work at 6PR!

Job Description

We are looking for a dedicated Casual Traffic Reporter to join our 6PR team.

As a Casual Traffic Reporter, you will get the opportunity to work across a variety of our shows and liaise with the newsroom, as you support them with regular live Traffic updates and reports.

Day to day, you will report to the Content Manager, and your duties will include but are not limited to the below:

  • Researching, writing and voicing regular live traffic reports within our programs and news services
  • Go live-to-air with detailed traffic reports and advice for listeners during major traffic events
  • Edit and upload regular traffic reports for Nine’s digital and supplementary platforms
  • Maintain a relationship with related services, including Emergency Services and Main Roads
  • Cross-checking all material for accuracy and ensuring content is legally sound
  • Provide support to the Executive Producer, Presenter and News Director
  • Work with our News and Digital content teams to ensure consistency among our content


What we would like to see on your résumé: 

You have the energy and enthusiasm to embrace our audience and promptly attend to the needs of our most valuable assets: our listeners; you also have:

  • Detailed knowledge of Perth’s roads and transport network
  • Broadcast quality voice and annunciation
  • Audio recording and editing skills
  • Knowledge of news and current affairs
  • Experience in radio or other news media
  • Strong customer focus and interpersonal skills
  • Strong communication and broadcast-writing skills
  • The capacity to thrive under pressure in a fast-paced, deadline-focused environment
  • Have a sound understanding of media and broadcast law
  • Most importantly, you are a team player!

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 equitably participate, 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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