MCPHERSON MEDIA GROUP
We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic journalist to join our editorial team.
The ideal candidate will have previous experience working in a newsroom or similar environment. Excellent writing, research and news gathering skills are essential. You will be familiar with hard news and feature writing and you will be able to deal with a variety of topics and writing styles.
You will be quick to establish networks and connections and confident in finding your own contacts and sources for stories. A strong focus and a passion for the people and issues within the community are paramount. Ideally, you will show keen interest in politics, the ability to grasp the intricacies of local institutions and organisations, and a passion for local affairs. Knowledge of court reporting would be an advantage. A degree of experience in photography and video would be also highly regarded.
We want a good team player who can motivate and inspire others, and who will also challenge the status quo and bring fresh ideas to the table.
To apply, please submit your resume together with a compelling cover letter and samples of your work. Applications close Friday, February 7. If you have any questions, do not hesitate to get in touch: call Marysia Bellamy in People & Culture on (03) 5820 3209.
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