Listed 20 Apr 2021

Journalist – 4BC

Nine, Cannon Hill, QLD
Application close: 20 May 2021

As the Journalist for 4BC, you will be responsible for generating stories, gather, edit and present information in a balanced, accurate and interesting way. Prepare, edit and present live and pre-recorded news reports and news bulletins.

Responsibilities:

Meet hourly and half-hourly news bulletin deadlines.
Compile, edit and present news bulletins, both live and pre-recorded.
Prepare and present material on air, in both live and pre-recorded reports.
File voice reports and audio grabs.
Provide live cross reports for programs.
Write scripts for bulletins, voice reports, stories and headlines.
Generate ideas for stories, and follow leads from news agencies, police, the public, media conferences, programs, social media and other sources.
Research, verify and collate evidence and information to support a story using relevant sources such as newsmakers, organisations, the internet, archives, databases, etc.

Qualifications
To succeed in this position, you will have the following skills:

Experience in journalism, newsgathering, writing for radio, editing bulletins, and news reading.
Able to meet hourly and half-hourly deadlines under pressure.
Ability to deal effectively with simultaneous tasks.
Broad knowledge of local and regional issues, as well as newsmakers and organisations.
Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
Ability to work in a live broadcasting environment.
Online research, word processing and social media skills.
Ability to work in a team and independently, and to take feedback and direction.
Adherence to high ethical standards.
Driver’s licence.

Desirable Skills:

Degree in journalism/communications or similar.
Experience with NewsBoss software.
Leadership potential.

Please apply via the email address below and address your email to Max Dudley.

Apply here