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Journalist

Fairfax Media

Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia

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Job Posted: 04/01/2019

Job Category:

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

Job description:

Are you seeking a senior role in a leading NSW news publication and to be part of a progressive, dynamic news team?

The Land has served the state's rural and regional community for 107 years and needs a quality senior journalist.

The successful applicant will have the experience to set the news agenda for rural NSW.

The role involves travel across the state, although predominantly will be across southern NSW and will suit an energetic applicant with proven reporting skills and an affinity with rural and regional issues and will write hard hitting news and a range of other stories, where required, for The Land and its associated publications. The position will also be required to cover a range of events.

A salary package will be negotiated based on experience and talent.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Help develop content and programs to drive community engagement through all The Land's platforms
  • Ensure the production of factual, correct content
  • Represent the masthead in a professional manner
  • Be committed to our News Now strategy, ensuring content is developed in a way which builds engagement.
  • Build CARE Culture - working collaboratively with other journalists/staff members to build a team culture within the business.
  • Ensure workplace health and safety compliance by adhering to Fairfax Media's HSE policies, guidelines and practices.

The successful applicant will have the following attributes:

  • A strong background in journalism
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Strong communication & writing skills
  • Capacity to meet deadlines & work flexible hours, if required.

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.