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Sports Journalist

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Work type: Full time
Location: Maroochydore
Departments: News

The WIN Network is the world's largest privately owned regional television network and Australia's largest commercial network reaching more than 8 million views across six states of Australian and the nation's capital. WIN is a diverse media and entertainment group with television as the core business and business interests in radio, film and television production, telecommunications and specialist engineering.

We are currently seeking an experienced journalist for our WIN News service.

Reporting to the Chief of Staff, you will be responsible for researching, compiling and producing high quality news stories for our weekday news bulletins. While capable of covering general news, you also have a passion for sport. You'll liaise with editors and camera operators to ensure our bulletins meet deadline and are of the highest standards.

Skills/Qualifications

  • University qualification majoring in journalism with at least one year experience
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated understanding of how to compile a ratings winning bulletin
  • Knowledge of local, national and international news stories affecting the community, with a keen interest in sport
  • Demonstrated understanding and working knowledge of media law
  • Accuracy and excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to meet deadlines through effective time management
  • Capacity to operate in a team environment, contributing positively to working relationships
  • Ability to identify story opportunities, and operate with initiative and flexibility
  • Positive work ethic, and the ability and willingness to learn new systems and processes
  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills
  • Must hold the right to work in Australia

If you are passionate about your work and want to be a member of an outstanding new team, please apply.

All applications must include a Cover Letter, Resume and Demo Reel.

 

The WIN Network reserves the right to commence and/or conclude the recruitment process of this position, prior to the closing date of this advertisement.

All staff employed by the WIN Network must hold permanent residency and the right to work in Australia.

WIN Network is an equal opportunity employer.

 

 

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