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News.com.au seeks national political editor

Administration at MediaConnect Australia

News.com.au is on the market for a new national political editor, assigned to Parliament House in Canberra.

The national political editor will work with the national political reporter to cover the latest developments in the Parliament floor, especially leads that may develop into bigger news down the line. Produced content should be accurate, within deadlines and according to News style guidelines. The person may also be tasked to monitor all digital channels for other news leads.

The post will require journalists with detailed newsroom experience and a background in political discussions, plus proficiency in writing balanced content for a digital audience. Candidates with secondary subject interests that can angle to politics may also be considered.

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Political reporter sought for NT News

Administration at MediaConnect Australia

News Corp Australia paper NT News is on the market for a new political reporter, to be based in Darwin.

The reporter will produce politics and general news stories for the NT News’ paper edition and digital channels. They may be also on the move for leads to stories that have not yet reached mainstream attention and also interact with readers.

Candidates should have over three years’ journalism experience, preferably covering the politics beat, and can conduct detailed interviews. They must be team players capable of rendering sound analysis and judgment to the coverage and can submit articles on time.

SCA to hire audio journalist

Administration at MediaConnect Australia

Southern Cross Austereo is opening its doors to a new audio journalist based on the Gold Coast.

The audio journalist will produce news items for SCA’s FM stations and device apps. The content will also include items about the local community.

Candidates must have at least three years’ experience in a commercial radio station with a proven record of generating content within deadlines and can read out the news in a conversational style. Applicants proficient in NewsBoss and familiarity with the Gold Coast and Tweed may be considered. Prospective applications must include a sample concise audio demo alongside the cover letter and CV.

Romano Beck to hire senior account exec

Administration at MediaConnect Australia

St Kilda PR agency Romano Beck is in need of a senior account executive.

The senior account executive will be tasked to run up to five different client accounts at any one time, with the work ranging from developing media releases and answering media inquiries, to handling social media and influencer campaigns. They will also collaborate with other Romano Beck personnel in organising client activities and track associated metrics.

The position is open to PR/marketing professionals with a verifiable work record. They must be capable of rapid initiative, attention to detail, creative planning, and mentoring.

SBS hiring for Tasmania correspondent

Administration at MediaConnect Australia

SBS’s Tasmania branch is opening applications for a new video correspondent, based in Hobart.

The correspondent will be primarily assigned to cover stories on the island that may have national interest and implications. They will also aid the newsroom with story ideas, and produce and edit the stories they cover.

The candidate should have at least two years’ experience in video news reporting, have skills in live broadcasts, can edit and upload for multiple platforms, and travel for breaking news coverage. The person must be highly familiar with Tasmania’s communities and SBS Radio.

Reporter wanted for Tumut and Adelong Times

Administration at MediaConnect Australia

The Tumut and Adelong Times in Tumut, NSW, is open for a new full-time journalist to be part of the team.

The journalist will be primarily engaged in covering general news and events in the Tumut, Snowy, and Monaro region. They will also be tasked to present article ideas during staff meetings.

Applicants must have a proven record of journalism experience, foremost of which is being able to write with minimal supervision and to submit multiple stories for editing within deadlines. They must be able to work on weekends, night shifts or holidays. The person must also have a valid driver’s licence.