Listed 3 Nov 2021

Journalist: Full-time

Hope Media Limited, Seven Hills, NSW
Application close: 3 Dec 2021

Journalist

Full-time | Seven Hills, NSW

Be part of the team that shares hope with Sydney!

 

The Opportunity:

A new and exciting opportunity for an experienced news journalist. We are looking for someone who can produce and present radio news that is factual, fair, and balanced, in accordance with the values of Hope Media.

This role will also involve field reporting on breaking news. If you want to be part of a growing news service that provides a broader range of voices, we’d love to hear from you. Joining this dynamic team, you will work with supportive colleagues delivering professional, timely and relevant news to a Sydney audience.

The Organisation:

Hope Media is a creative, energetic Christian media organisation with a distinct culture. Our mission is to “impact people with experiences of God’s love – so that they will become more like Christ – and the world more like his Kingdom”. We seek to treat all people with respect, serve our listeners and community well.

The role involves:

  • Researching, writing, and reporting news
  • Identifying suitable sources and conducting interviewing
  • Producing and presenting high quality news bulletins
  • Representing the company in a professional and courteous manner
  • Weekend work

The successful applicant will:

  • Have a degree in Journalism/Communications, or a related field
  • 3 years+ experience in a radio or TV newsroom
  • Have exceptional communication, interpersonal and time management skills
  • Display strong news judgement
  • Demonstrate outstanding presentation skills
  • Have the ability to write accurate and concise radio news stories to a high journalistic standard
  • Have proven experience working to tight deadlines and remaining calm under pressure
  • Create engaging content
  • Have the ability to develop and maintain contacts
  • Demonstrate initiative and have the capability to seek out and break news stories
  • Be a proactive self-starter capable of working independently
  • Be a strong team player
  • Have a firm belief in the mission, vision and values of Hope Media

Remuneration: 

Hope Media recognises that Sydney is not Australia’s most affordable city to live in. Remuneration recognises your experience and the cost of living in our fantastic city.

 

Ready to Apply?

Send your application with a cover letter addressing how you meet each of the criteria, CV, and most recent air check/audio sample to: [email protected]

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Anita Savage, News Director, on (02) 9854 7065.

Closing Date: ASAP

Hope Media reserves the right to make an appointment prior to the close of applications.

 

 

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