Cadet journalist required at Lakes Mail

22 August 2013

Written by: Mandi Santic

Newcastle Newspapers Pty Ltd, publisher of the Lakes Mail, is seeking to recruit a talented, hard-working person to undertake a journalism cadetship.

The position, based in Newcastle, NSW, is an exciting opportunity to join Fairfax Media.

The successful applicant will need to be a strong all-rounder. Writing duties are likely to include everything from local community news and entertainment to real estate, sport, and advertising features.

The successful applicant will have completed the Higher School Certificate or an appropriate journalism degree, and will undertake a cadetship of one to three years’ duration.

Cadetship training will be offered in reporting, photography, shorthand, sub-editing, layout and website maintenance.

Applicants must submit a resume and any portfolios of published work. Interested applicants are invited to apply online at, quoting job No. 892544 or apply via this link.

Please address applications to the attention of  Editor: David Stewart, by the closing date Tuesday, August 27, 2013.