SBS Cadetship opportunity

11 September 2019

Written by: Clodie Veyrac

Successful applicants will be working in SBS Sydney’s offices.

SBS News and Current Affairs division is offering three 12-month Cadetships to recent graduates wanting to build careers in broadcast and digital journalism.

About the Role:

The successful applicants will join SBS in early 2020 and be expected to work across TV, radio and online platforms.

As part of a team and under direction, cadets will contribute to SBS News and Current Affairs programs and website in a variety of ways including researching, producing and reporting. Rostered evening and weekend work will be involved.

The successful candidates will have:

  • completed tertiary qualifications in journalism or another relevant specialty.
  • have some experience in television, radio and/or online reporting or production.
  • a sound knowledge of national and international affairs and be passionate about news.
  • effective skills both in writing and verbally.
  • an ability to demonstrate determination, initiative and curiosity by generating story ideas.

The ability to speak a second language and/or have experience of another culture or cultures is desirable. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.

Applications must be submitted online before 5pm on Friday 4 October 2019. They must include a cover letter, a resume and examples of your television, radio and/or online news reporting. More information on how to apply can be found here.