Radio police reporter wanted

12 August 2015

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Macquarie Radio Network/Fairfax Radio Network is Australasia’s leading media company.

Radio 3AW/MAGIC 1278 in Melbourne is seeking an energetic, enthusiastic police reporter to join the team.

The position will be full-time and based in Docklands.

Working as a key member of the team, you’ll be responsible for covering breaking police and emergency stories. You will be expected to report live from the scene for both news and programs. A willingness to identify a potential story, and follow a lead through to its conclusion is an absolute must.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A minimum of 4+ years journalism experience
  • Experience covering police rounds and courts is highly desirable
  • A strong presentation style
  • Strong news judgement and investigative skills
  • You will be a self-starter, willing to travel to jobs around Melbourne and Victoria
  • While reading news bulletins is not a key component of the job, experience in this area is desirable
  • Must have current Victorian drivers licence

For further information on how to apply, click here.