Ballarat Times Reporter Opportunity

27 April 2021

Written by: Laura Misale

Ballarat Times are looking for a graduate or cadet journalist.

Ballarat Times are hiring a graduate or cadet journalist for a full-time reporter role in Ballarat and the Central Highlands. The successful applicant must be able to cover a wide variety of topics and be able to write to the voice of the community. An interest and knowledge of the Ballarat region is highly desirable and it is an expectation that you either live in the area or are willing to relocate.

In the role you will be producing content in print, online and social media channels while sourcing and pitching engaging stories with a local focus. Experience using WordPress is also favourable.

The right candidate must have:

  • A valid driver’s licence
  • A car
  • Ability to work some weekends and public holidays
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Awareness and respect of deadlines
  • Ability to prioritise effectively and work independently
  • An eye for a good photo.

Apply: To apply, email your CV, cover letter and two examples of published work to They are looking to fill the role quickly.

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