Listed 21 Apr 2021

Sydney News Editor

Southern Cross Austereo, Sydney
Application close: 21 May 2021

Southern Cross Austereo (SCA) is all about delivering absolutely engaging entertainment solutions across an unrivalled portfolio of multimedia brands with the biggest shows, best talent and most exciting events across Australia. We engage staff who are the best in the business and want to work for a supportive, exciting, and dynamic company with a culture of high performance.

We are looking for a senior Journalist to join our team as the Sydney News Editor. You will be responsible for identifying, creating and delivering compelling news to a targeted audience, while having a high level of experience and competence.

In addition, as a senior member of the Sydney News Team, you will work in conjunction with the Head of Audio News and Current Affairs to educate, motivate and hold the News Team accountable for creating proactive and compelling news on emerging platforms, to embrace future changes in a positive fashion, and to provide ongoing support to LiSTNR news programs including YMA and The Briefing.

Make no mistake, we are looking for the best. As the successful applicant you will have:

Extensive full-time commercial radio experience
Superior understanding of Audio-On-Demand products and experience managing news related facets (Highly Desirable)
An ability to convey news information by adopting a range of styles, tools and techniques appropriate to the audience and the nature of the information.
A confident, conversational reading style which suits our brand
Can produce accurate, punchy and creative bulletins targeted to a specific demo
Have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
Understand social media and how it relates to newsgathering and story creation
Demonstrated experience empowering and developing journalists within the context of teams
Most of all, SCA is a values driven organisation- If you genuinely live and breathe our values, you’ll be a perfect fit for SCA. We collaborate, take initiative, maximise creativity, have courage and act with integrity.

Still not convinced?

The benefits of working for us are countless – to name a few we provide flexible working arrangements, a focus on work-life balance, plenty of opportunity for internal progression, health insurance discounts, workplace banking programs, rooftop gigs, social gatherings – the list goes on!

Keen? Apply now by submitting your resume, cover letter and an audio demo. Application will not be considered without audio demo.

Please note: SCA reserves the right to commence recruitment activities immediately and may close the advertisement once a suitable talent pool has been received.

Apply here