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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.

Queensland Correspondent

The world is not mono. Look around… it’s not monochrome or monotone. The world is marvellously multi. When you look at the world this way, it makes a difference. At NITV we are inspired by this difference; we celebrate and champion the place of unique, inspiring storytelling. We are looking for people who want to come on a journey somewhere different, telling stories with a difference, and highlighting the wonderful differences we share.

About the role

Based in Brisbane, you will take the lead in covering stories in QLD that are of national interest. The correspondent will work autonomously within a larger team to deliver regular content for NITV News and Current Affairs across all platforms. You will file stories across multiple platforms including TV, Online and occasionally Radio.

Additionally, you will report live from the field on breaking stories including presenting to camera and the operation of video & audio equipment. You will work with Digital Producers to create unique online content and generate social media engagement. Developing networks and relationships with key stakeholders and community leaders is critical to this role 

As NITV’s Queensland representative the correspondent must remain informed of state issues and events with a particular focus on how Indigenous Australians are impacted.

About you

You will have a passion for storytelling and a hunger to deliver ground-breaking, original journalism. As well as proven experience as a journalist with a good knowledge of television production techniques including:

  • The ability to initiate and develop story ideas with minimal supervision
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct high quality interviews, including sound research and mature writing
  • The ability to file across platforms for television and online
  • A working knowledge of camera operation and non-linear digital editing for news. (NITV News and Current affairs works with Dalet and Adobe Premiere Pro editing systems)
  • Ability to generate social media content that leads to greater engagement and interaction with online audiences

Applicants must identify as being of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent. SBS considers that being Aboriginal or a Torres Strait Islander is a genuine occupational requirement for this position under s 14 of the Anti-
Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW).

About SBS 

Our Story: NITV, now proudly part of SBS, breathes new life to its vision of awakening and uniting through sharing and celebrating the unique experience and imagination of Australia’s First Peoples.

If this sounds like you and something you would be interested in, then we would love to hear from you.

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