There are three positions available, one with smh.com.au and two with WAtoday. Details below.
smh.com.au, one of Australia’s leading news website, is on the lookout for a reporter to join its breaking news team.
The ideal candidate will have strong writing and news gathering skills and a track record of covering breaking news events and writing to tight deadlines.
Working as part of a small team, you will need to be flexible and resourceful. A good knowledge of online research tools and social media will be an advantage and you will need to think outside the box when developing story ideas.
The ability to generate original and engaging story ideas from the news of the day and beyond will be a key strength.
Some shift work will be involved.
Interested applicants are invited to apply online at careers.fairfax.com.au, quoting reference number 706797 by 5.00pm, 21 January 2011.
View the full job description here.
WAtoday, Western Australia’s premier online news resource, is seeking a sports reporter.
This role will cover sports at the highest level in Western Australia, including AFL, cricket, rugby, A-league – and other major sporting events throughout the state.
This metropolitan role is with Australia’s number one digital news and information company, Fairfax Digital, home to the most engaged online audience in the nation.
To be successful in this role, you will need to be a proven self-starter, be able to deliver multiple angles on big-breaking stories, and possess highly-advanced writing and interviewing skills.
You will preferably already have at least five years’ experience on a metropolitan masthead – online or in print, and you will be able to fit comfortably into a small, but passionate, team.
Applications close 5.00pm, 30 January 2011.
For further details, and to apply, view full job description here.
Entertainment & Lifestyle Reporter
WAtoday is also looking for an entertainment and lifestyle reporter.
They are also looking for a proven self-starter, someone who is able to deliver multiple angles on big-breaking stories, and who possesses highly-advanced writing and interviewing skills.
Again, WAtoday would like you to have at least five years’ experience on a metropolitan masthead – online or in print, and you need to be able to work easily as part of a small, but passionate, team.
Application close 5.00pm, 28 January 2011.
For more details, and to apply, view the full job description here.