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Journalist

Fairfax Media

Port Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia

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Job Posted: 12/09/2018

Job Category:

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

Job description:

The Port Macquarie News is seeking an experienced journalist. This is your chance to excel in a digital-first newsroom, creating quality content across seven days and across all media platforms.

The role is responsible for content gathering and for delivering clean and accurate copy, for print and digital use.

This is a full-time position. It will be based at Port Macquarie, but the successful candidate will have the opportunity to work for other nearby mastheads. The role will involve weekend work on a rotating roster. The successful applicant will be proficient at photography and will cover news and sport as required.

Responsibilities of the role include (but are not limited to):

  • Helping drive programs and strategies to build our audiences
  • Being an advocate for our News Now strategy, ensuring content is developed in a way which builds engagement
  • Producing photos and videos as required for all media platforms
  • Practising journalistic excellence, ensuring facts, details, names and places in copy are correct
  • Collaboration and building a team CARE culture
  • Participation in regular meetings and structured training where required.

To be successful in this role you will be able to demonstrate:

  • Appropriate journalistic experience, skills and knowledge according to grade expectations
  • A genuine interest in digital media
  • Photographic skills
  • A community focus
  • Technologically savvy skillset
  • An ability to prioritise work and meet deadlines
  • High attention to detail and adaptability
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of staff
  • The ability to work flexible and irregular hours
  • An emphasis on compliance with company and editorial department policies.

If you thrive by working collaboratively and want to actively participate in developing a strong team culture, then please connect with us today!

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.