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Journalist

Fairfax Media

Ballarat, Victoria, Australia

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Job Posted: 10/07/2018

Job Category:

Media, Adv., Arts & Entertainment / Journalism and Copywriting

Job description:

Do you want to break news across platforms at one of regional Australia's leading media businesses?

The Courier in Ballarat is looking for an experienced and talented journalist to take a leading role in a fast-paced and future-looking newsroom in a full time capacity.

The journalist will be responsible for driving content to meet daily online and print deadlines. Working closely with newsroom leaders, the successful applicant will provide an energetic and considered view on all aspects of news and event coverage.

The applicant will not only conduct interviews and investigate leads but write stories, gather visual content for digital platforms and lead debate on important local issues.

The successful applicant will have the following attributes:

  • A strong background in news reporting and decision-making
  • An understanding of news production for online platforms
  • Exceptional organisational skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Completed a journalism cadetship or have previously worked as a graded journalist for a media business.

The Courier is one of Australia's leading regional daily media businesses. It prides itself on its strong and fearless approach to journalism, as well as its advocacy for its community.

If you enjoy a dynamic working environment, you will thrive in our collaborative team culture, which is helping Australian Community Media (ACM) build a stronger, sustainable and modern media network of newspapers and websites serving regional, rural and suburban Australia.

Fairfax Media embraces all aspects of diversity & inclusion and is committed to creating a workplace which reflects the incredibly diverse customers, audiences and communities we serve.

Disclaimer: Fairfax Media does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Fairfax Media is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.