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With a content portfolio like no other media organisation in the country, SBS occupies multiple channels and platforms, and provides a unique opportunity for employees to help make Australia a better place to live.

Online Reporter

About The Feed 

SBS VICELAND’s The Feed is a multi-award-winning TV show featuring documentaries, interviews, investigations and sketch comedy. It’s also an expanding and evolving online platform for engaging, public interest storytelling.

About the role

As an Online Reporter for The Feed, your main tasks and responsibilities will include:

  • Pitching and writing long-lead feature articles and fast-turnaround news stories.
  • Commissioning and editing stories from freelance contributors.
  • Working with producers to create supporting written and video stories for Feedinvestigations and documentaries.
  • Savvy use of social media for sourcing stories and content distribution.
  • Proposing innovative ways to reach younger audiences in a fast-changing digital environment.
  • Liaising with a range of internal and external stakeholders and multidisciplinary teams.
  • Adhering to SBS Editorial Guidelines, Codes of Practice, Purposes & Values and Staff Rules.
  • Other associated duties as required.

About you

You’ll have strong digital production, feature writing experience and editorial skills. You’ll be a creative thinker, enthusiastic and self-motivated team player who loves pushing the boundaries of digital and constantly looking for ways to bring The Feed to a digital audience in ways they will love – you’ll need a deep understanding of how to maximise shareable content online.

Selection Criteria

  • Demonstrated experience in digital journalism and in the production of digital current affairs, preferably at a senior level.
  • Ability to work with other journalists and develop story ideas and production concepts that challenge and stimulate.
  • Expertise and experience in producing innovative content for digital channels.
  • A solid understanding of #Auspol.

On offer

In return we will offer a competitive salary, and provide you a fun and dynamic environment with a friendly, inclusive and high-performing team based in our SBS Offices in Artarmon. We offer free on-site parking (subject to availability), gym membership and meaningful workplace flexibility. So if you are a dynamic and creative Online Reporter who loves making creative content then you should apply for this gig.

How to Apply

Please send your resume and a short cover letter telling us why this is the right opportunity for you. Please ensure your cover letter addresses the Selection Criteria and includes hyperlinks to your best stories. 

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