ABC Radio recruiting for new content director
ABC Radio in Sydney is looking for a new content director to drive and shape 702’s content, collaboration and culture.
The role involves providing editorial leadership in planning and production to create distinctive and compelling content across all platforms. In addition, the successful applicant will have to identify local content which can be distributed further across the ABC’s Regional and Local platforms, as well as managing the broadcaster’s Local Emergency Coverage plan.
The ABC said you must be passionate about storytelling as well as thriving off the energy and creativity of live radio.
“You will bring exceptional editorial skills and judgement, a deep understanding of the local audience and experience in leading and developing teams,” the national broadcaster said.
The role has been filled in by Jen Oldershaw since 2015.
Oldershaw, who previously worked as the foundation executive producer for Merrick & Rosso on Nova 96.9 and as an announcer on Vega 95.3, is now moving into a national content editor role within the Local Radio network, the ABC said.