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News Corp Australia seeks commercial writer

Administration at MediaConnect Australia

News Corp Australia has opened applications for a new commercial writer.

The commercial writer will be assigned to creating content pieces ranging from content-editorial to sponsored materials for publishing in News Corp Australia brand channels, with genres including personal finance, business, health and wellness, and property. The successful applicant will collaborate on developing the content with News Corp Australia’s editorial, commercial solutions, and sales departments for accuracy and relevance, plus managing internal and external stakeholder relations.

Candidates must be reporters with prior experience in the digital publishing industry and are highly familiar in business matters such as corporate partnerships and investments. The person should also be highly competent in editing and writing (including client-supplied briefs), and skilled at nurturing client relationships.

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Prime Media hiring for Tamworth journo

Administration at MediaConnect Australia

Applications close: 12/19/2019 08:12 PM

The Prime Media Group’s PRIME7 newsroom in Tamworth is opening applications for a new journalist.

Under the aegis of PRIME7’s Northern News Editor, the position will see the journalist tasked with writing and presenting reports whether in or out of the newsroom, and gaining experience in holding interviews and building stakeholder relations.

Candidates for the post must be Journalism/Communications graduates with a detailed record in news writing and full familiarity with broadcast laws. They should also possess good oral and written communication skills and work within deadlines. Applications are required to comprise a CV, cover letter, two character references, and a showreel link.

Journalist wanted for The Express

Administration at MediaConnect Australia

Applications close: 12/13/2019 08:12 PM

Atherton Tablelands newspaper The Express has an opening for a full-time journalist, to be based in Mareeba, QLD.

The position will require the journalist to produce articles covering the latest news events and make the paper’s stand on subjects of interest. At the same time, they will work with the editorial staff in assessing notability of articles and stories for publication, running pitches for new stories, and attending the latest events in the Atherton Tablelands region for coverage in the paper.

The person may also be tasked in administrative duties such as answering the phone and taking messages, monitoring industry news, and investigating potential business opportunities.

Candidates must be journalism/media courses graduates who are highly proficient in corporate social media activity, news writing and research, sub-editing, layout, and photography. Professional competence in design software plus strong interviewing skill may be highly considered, as is firm interest in interacting with the local community.

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.

Herald Sun to hire digital producer

Administration at MediaConnect Australia

The Melbourne Herald Sun is opening its doors to a casual digital producer to be based in Southbank, Melbourne. The position will be a seven-day rotating job.

The digital producer is in charge of digital content creation for the Herald Sun website, mobile app, and social media channels. The successful applicant will also be required to pick up and expand on breaking news stories.

Applicants must have a sound record of sub-editing and newsroom experience, exceptional writing skills and can exercise clear judgment. The person should be skilled in handling content across multiple platforms, meeting tight deadlines and ensuring that content is of a high editorial standard.

ABC hiring for Mackay Saturday breakfast presenter

Administration at MediaConnect Australia

Applications close: 12/17/2019 02:12 AM

ABC Regional/Local is in need of a Saturday breakfast presenter to be based in Mackay and Coalfields.

The presenter will be assigned on production and hosting of shows from 6AM to 10AM, with the preparation to be done on Fridays. The person will ensure that the content will be focused on the local audience and will also aid in implementing the Local Emergency Coverage plan.

The candidate must be at least a college/university graduate with detailed experience in program development and presentation, editorial content, and data analysis, plus continuing proficiency in media hardware and software. The person should also have a genuine interest in the local community.