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 8 million monthly listeners..

What’s on offer for you?

  • Permanent position based out of our vibrant Hobart 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!
  • Flexible & hybrid working environment (we offer a range of flexible working options to help our people balance work and home life).
  • Opportunities for growth & progression – we love to promote internally across our 65 offices!

About the role:

We are looking for an experienced TV Journalist to join our seven day a week market-leading 7 Tasmania News based in Hobart! This is a great opportunity to work in a dynamic and fast-paced environment producing content for Tasmania’s most-watched news. You’ll be equally at ease covering hard news, colour stories and sport, and be confident in reporting live from the field or in the studio.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Generate story ideas and identify news angles to produce and present original content for broadcast and online platforms.
  • Work in teams unsupervised and under pressure to meet daily deadlines.
  • Report live on breaking news.
  • Cultivate professional relationships with key contacts and sources.
  • Be capable of covering news assignment or producer shifts.

Experience we’re looking for:

  • Minimum 2 – 3 years proven Journalism experience with solid news judgement.
  • Strong, accurate story telling skills – making the complex easy to understand.
  • Good knowledge of news production and non-linear editing systems (we use iNEWS).
  • Solid understanding of media law and ethics.
  • Knowledge of Tasmanian news and issues will be an advantage.

We are a values driven organisation - if you genuinely live and breathe our values, you’ll be a great addition to SCA.

  • 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 peak into some of the fun we have at SCA!

Follow LiSTNR Newsroom on Instagram and Tik Tok for an idea of what our journalists do day to day!

Keen? Apply now by submitting your resume via our careers page.

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

Southern Cross Austereo
Posted: April 1, 2024
Closing: April 14, 2024
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