Journalist sought for Illawarra Mercury

Administration at MediaConnect Australia

The Illawarra Mercury is opening a 12-month contract post for a journalist in Wollongong.

They will be assigned to write articles for the Mercury’s print and digital platforms, including commentary pieces, fresh news, and deep analysis.

The ideal candidate must be a journalist with proven experience in writing for print and digital audiences, and under close deadlines. They should be proactive in proposing new stories and collaborating with the editorial staff. The application packet must comprise a CV, cover letter, and previously published articles that are high quality in terms of grammar, facts, and message clarity.

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ABC Ballarat to hire Drive producer

Administration at MediaConnect Australia

Applications close: 12/08/2020 02:12 AM

ABC is searching for a drive producer at the local bureau in Ballarat, Victoria.

The person will be tasked with providing studio support for the show and arranging talkback callers and guests, plus creating content that can be shared with other ABC outlets. They will also oversee the implementation of ABC’s Local Emergency Coverage plan and communicate with relevant stakeholders as required.

Candidates should be highly experienced in radio and cross-platform news production, including capability to exercise sound judgment in content priority and coverage. The application must consist of a CV, cover letter, and audio/video files of no more than 5MB each, as well as links to published content.

4BC to hire journalist

Administration at MediaConnect Australia

Nine Radio station 4BC is in need of a journalist, based in Brisbane.

The person will be assigned to write and present the half-hour and hourly news bulletins, including live and pre-recorded material. They will also fully crosscheck background information on the stories and pursue fresh leads.

The ideal candidate must be a journalist with detailed experience in news writing and presentation, most particularly on the commercial radio circuit. They should possess in-depth knowledge of current news, local/regional issues and newsmakers/organisations, plus be capable of completing tasks under heavy pressure.

David Van to hire comms and media advisor

Administration at MediaConnect Australia

Applications close: 11/30/2020 08:11 PM

The Office of Victoria Sen David Van is opening its doors for a new communications and media advisor to be based in Melbourne.

The person will be assigned to support the Senator with digital and social media matters regarding federal politics and the state electorate. The duties include development and execution of new communication strategies, drafting media releases, relations with key media outlets and personnel, photo library curation, and to assemble campaign media strategies for the local level.

The candidate should be an established media or communications professional with a detailed history of completing tasks within deadlines and familiarity with the Australian government at all levels. Essential skillsets include high-level proficiency with Microsoft products, Adobe Creative, video-editing and motion graphics, and web development. The person must have the capability to travel across Victoria and up to the ACT on official business.

Journalist needed for Esperance Weekender

Administration at MediaConnect Australia

The Great Southern Weekender has opened its doors for a new journalist to be based out of a new office in Esperance, WA, on either part-time or full-time basis.

The person will be assigned to cover breaking news for the digital edition, plus generate new audio/video content and other stories for the print edition.

The ideal candidate should have up to three years’ journalism experience. They should display strong initiative, a nose for news, and firm interest in the Esperance region. The application packet must comprise a cover letter and CV with three latest contact references.

Momentum Media to hire journalist

Administration at MediaConnect Australia

Momentum Media is in need of a new journalist to be based in Sydney’s North Shore.

The person will be assigned to cover developments in the accountancy and SMSF sectors for Momentum titles Accountants Daily and SMSF Adviser. They will ensure that the content reflects the brands’ style and tone of voice. They will also contribute new story ideas to staff meetings.

Candidates must be journalists with up to three years’ experience in a business or media platform. They should show initiative in accomplishing tasks within deadlines and contribute to discussions. Working knowledge of Australia’s accounting scene and SMSF industry may also be considered.