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Breakfast Newsreader

Brisbane - Full time

Who are we?

Southern Cross Austereo is Australia’s leading media entertainment company, home of LiSTNR and the Triple M & HIT network. With the ability to reach 95% of the population through our Radio, TV and Digital channels, our mission is to Entertain, Inform & Inspire all Australians Anytime. Anywhere!

In 2021 we launched LiSTNR, a curated and personalised Audio-On-Demand destination. It is home to the Hit & Triple M networks, 25 music stations and over 500 podcasts. LiSTNR is Australia’s #1 podcast network reaching more than 6.2 million monthly listeners.

What’s on offer for you?

  • Full time position based out of our vibrant Brisbane office! 
  • Training and development opportunities, health and wellbeing initiatives, birthday leave, volunteer leave, concert tickets, footy tickets, social events – PLUS much more!
  • Industry leading and gender neutral Paid Parental Leave Policy which offers 20 weeks paid parental leave for a primary carer.
  • Award-winning, highly supportive and creative culture that enables you to be your best unique self!

About the role:

Are you passionate about radio and experienced in delivering compelling news to diverse audiences? We're seeking a dedicated Newsreader to join our news team in Brisbane. In this role, you'll play a crucial part in our Triple M & B105 Breakfast Radio shows, delivering up-to-the-minute local news both on air and online.

Please note: This role will be required to cover sensitive and potentially emotionally challenging news events from a people, product, and rostering perspective.

Experience we’re looking for:

  • A degree qualification in Journalism, Communications or Media is required.
  • Minimum three years radio newsroom experience.
  • Demonstrated experience in sourcing and producing news stories.
  • 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.
  • Experience in delivering news on air or creating audio for an on demand/podcast environment is desirable, otherwise, a willingness to learn.
  • Experience in writing news for radio/ online platforms, or an eagerness to learn.
  • A working knowledge of chasing story contacts, best practice interview techniques, & audio editing is desirable.
  • An ability or interest in producing, writing and editing audio and visual content for digital channels.
  • Understanding of Newsboss and Newsboss audio editor is preferred.

We are values driven at SCA - if you align with our core values, you’ll be a great addition to the team:

  • We’re Better Together
  • People are our Power
  • Always Curious
  • We Push Doors Open
  • Be Genuine

Still not convinced?
Head to our TikTok, Life@LiSTNR, for a sneak peek into some of the fun we have at SCA!

Interested? Apply now by submitting your resume and a demo via our Careers Page. Even if you don't tick every single box on this ad, we still want to hear from you! 

Hot tip: Make sure you download and sign up to LiSTNR – you may be asked about your listening experience throughout the interview process! 

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.