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Journalist Campaign

Australia - Casual / Temp, Full time

Southern Cross Austereo (SCA) is Australia’s largest media company and home to some of your favourite brands including Triple M, the HIT network and PodcastOne. Do you live and breathe news and current affairs, and devour podcasts in all forms? Do you have a couple of years of audio news editing and production under your belt? This is your opportunity to join our high performing news team and share in our passion of providing our listeners with the most relevant, up to date news on all platforms – radio, apps and smart speakers.

Do you find yourself asking;

Am I looking for a new opportunity? Do I want to escape the ‘rat-race’ and settle in greener pastures? Maybe casual work would allow me to enjoy the smaller things more?

Well, with over 65 locations across this great country of ours as well as both full time and casual opportunities SCA has the perfect opportunity for you! We are engaging in a nation-wide campaign to find YOU!

SCA is now taking expressions of interests from passionate Audio Journalists for both casual and ongoing opportunities. The successful candidates will be responsible for identifying, creating and delivering compelling news to a targeted audience, as well as;

  • Have a minimum of three years full time commercial radio experience
  • Will have a confident, conversational reading style that is adaptive across both radio and podcasts
  • Can work on creating accurate, punchy and creative bulletins on tight deadlines, but equally dive into longer form audio journalism.
  • Love to work in both a solo and team environment
  • Have excellent knowledge of news and sport - knowledge of local, national and international issues is crucial
  • Have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Understand social media and experience using it as a newsgathering technique
  • Experience with NewsBoss is preferable

We are 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.

Convinced yet? Let’s seal the deal…

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, concert tickets, footy tickets, special client discounts throughout the year, rooftop gigs, social gatherings – the list goes on!

Keen? Apply now by submitting your resume, cover letter and an audio demo.

PLEASE NOTE: Application will not be considered without audio demo.

Please note that SCA reserves the right to commence recruitment activities immediately and applications may close once a suitable applicant pool has been received. To avoid disappointment, apply today! 

WHY US?

As one of Australia's most innovative and exciting entertainment-based media companies, working for Southern Cross Austereo is far more than a job – it’s an opportunity to be associated with one of the world’s leaders in media entertainment.  Our radio networks are committed to delivering the country’s best entertainment, music, sport, comedy and big events to Australians whilst our digital division is leading the way in thought leadership and innovation. We also have affiliation arrangements with all of the metropolitan commercial television networks which means SCA’s television services cover most of regional Australia. The combination of our TV, Radio and digital assets can reach 95% of Australians, engaging over 10 million people per week, making us a truly integrated media company.

Employing approximately 2,500 staff nationally, SCA is an exciting, vibrant, energetic and progressive company. Our values are the standards which our people share that guide our day-to-day decisions, shape or individual and collective behaviour and make us who we are today.

The opportunities to grow your career is endless when you’re working for one of Australia’s leading media companies. We provide all staff with ongoing support and guidance to develop your skills, grow your media career and reach your full potential.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY

We are committed to advancing equal employment opportunities for our staff and to diversify and develop our workforce. Furthermore, we aim to recognise the value of attracting and retaining employees with different backgrounds, experience, knowledge and abilities. We also aim to ensure diversity contributes to our business success and benefits individuals, teams, clients and the community.