We are seeking a New South Wales state reporter to join our newsroom in Sydney on a full-time, 12-month contract.
In this role you will write news stories and features on NSW state issues, in consultation with the NSW state correspondent and Guardian Australia editors. You will cover stories in innovative ways, including live-blogging, social media, podcasts, video and interactive reports. You will also make contacts and develop story areas for Guardian Australia’s NSW readers and demonstrate a willingness for the audience to participate in your work. For more information please view the full job description here: https://gnm.learn.taleo.net/files/pdf/NSW_state_reporter__JD_Guardian_Australia___Oct_2021.pdf Closing date for applications: 20 October 2021.
This role will suit a skilled reporter with experience working in a fast-changing and high-pressure news environment, preferably on a news website. The successful candidate will have good knowledge of NSW state politics and current affairs, familiarity and ease with social media, good understanding of media law, excellent writing, communication and interpersonal skills and a strong news sense. Video and audio experience, and an interest in a specialist area, would be an advantage. To apply for this position, please upload your résumé (maximum three pages) plus covering letter as one document by following this link: https://workforus.theguardian.com/index.php/jobs/syd00006n/ In your covering letter please outline your motivation for applying for the role, why you think you are suitable and why you are looking to leave or have left your current/past position.
An exciting opportunity to join one of the world’s biggest liberal news organisations. We are renowned for our ground-breaking independent journalism. We offer a friendly, supportive and inclusive work environment, the opportunity for flexible working, 15 weeks paid parental leave, paid volunteering days and an Employee Assistance Program.
Guardian Australia (www.theguardian.com/au) launched in May 2013 as part of Guardian News & Media (GNM), one of the largest English language newspaper websites in the world (www.theguardian.com). Our office are based in Surry Hills in Sydney, close to Central railway station.