Journalist

  • Job Reference: 00022444-1
  • Date Posted: 9 May 2024
  • Recruiter: Seven
  • Website: https://jobsincentralqueensland.net.au
  • Location: Rockhampton
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Advert / Media / Entertainment
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

Australia’s most watched network!

  • Only media company in Australia to be awarded the Workplace Gender Equality Agency’s Employer of Choice
  • Produce breaking stories and create engaging content
  • Join the vibrant, fast-paced newsroom of Rockhampton

We are looking for a Journalist in Rockhampton who has a hunger for news gathering and a desire to break stories.

Reporting to the Supervising Producer, you will be responsible for gathering, editing and presenting information in a composed, accurate and engaging manner.

This role requires roster flexibility, and a willingness to work extra hours when the news day demands.

Other key responsibilities include:

  • Developing and maintaining positive relationships with key people and organisations;
  • Breaking stories and creating engaging content;
  • Representing the Company in a professional and courteous manner.

We are looking for someone who has:

  • A solid understanding of media law and ethics.
  • The ability to think clearly and act quickly under pressure.
  • An energetic, self-starter attitude
  • Proven editorial skills
  • A proven ability to liaise and communicate with all levels as well as the confidence to do so under pressure.
  • A sense of urgency and focus on tight deadlines
  • Competency in Script writing in TV News format
  • Meticulous attention to detail with some experience in a newsroom

In return, we will provide:

  • Generous 7Perks and corporate discounts at a range of retail, tech and health & fitness facilities
  • A collaborative, vibrant culture
  • Professional development opportunities through Seven’s Mentoring and Performance & Development programs
  • Access to Seven’s own Learning and Development program: Accelerate
  • A reward and recognition program with monetary and non-monetary incentives
  • Generous paid parental leave for both secondary and primary carers
  • Focus on creating a successful and sustainable future

At Seven, we are here to bring all Australians closer to the moments that move us.  

Seven is Australia’s #1 television network and home to iconic news, sports and entertainment brands, plus Australia’s #1 BVOD service, 7plus.

Our company values of Be Brave, Better Together and Make It Happen put our people first and celebrate diversity, innovation and making a difference to the lives of millions of Australians.

The Seven Network is part of Seven West Media, the media company of the future, powered by audience, content and technology. Comprising some of Australia’s most renowned media brands, SWM includes not just Seven Network and its affiliate channels 7two, 7mate, 7flix, 7Bravo and BVOD offering 7plus, but also 7NEWS.com.au, The West Australian, The Sunday Times and more.

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The Seven Network is an equal opportunity employer, and we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace.

 

Recruitment Agencies: The Seven Network does not accept any unsolicited agency resumes and will not be responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.