Fairfax Media

Armidale, New South Wales, Australia

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Job Posted: 10/07/2018

Job Category:

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

Job description:

The Armidale Express is seeking an experienced and talented Journalist to join an exciting team.

Based in Armidale, in the beautiful New England region, the successful applicant for this role will have the chance to build ties with the community and deliver news across digital and print platforms for the Armidale Express, The Guyra Argus and other Fairfax ACM network publications.

We seek an enthusiastic and creative journalist to produce and publish accurate and compelling content that meets the needs of our audience, regardless of how they access news.

Reporting to the Group Editor, Northern Tablelands, you will have:

  • Previous journalistic experience
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Be willing and able to take photos and video
  • Good news sense and general knowledge plus a strong community focus
  • Collaborate with other journalists, the sales department and other ACM colleagues to implement editorial initiatives that will reaffirm the dominant position of our mastheads in their respective markets
  • The highest ethical standards of independent journalism.

This is an exciting opportunity for a self-starter looking for the next challenge in their career who is:

  • Well organised
  • Willing to work flexible and irregular hours
  • Able to meet deadlines.

Armidale is a university town in the beautiful New England area. It has a thriving local community and active council and local business community. Key industries include education, tourism and agriculture. It is a key shopping center for the area, with boutique clothing and homeware stores and great eateries.

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.