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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.

SBS News Canberra Journalist TV/Digital/Radio

Do you live and breathe #auspol? Never miss a session of Question Time? Have you been following federal politics over the summer and thought ‘I’d love to be part of that team?’ Now’s your chance.

SBS News brings Australians a unique perspective with our extensive news coverage from home and around the world.

We have a strong reputation for delivering high quality and distinctive content across our broadcast, digital and audio platforms with the SBS Charter at its core.

We look for potential in our staff and are committed to ongoing development.

THE OPPORTUNITY 

SBS News is looking for a talented and passionate journalist to report on  distinctive and compelling charter-orientated journalism from Parliament House. This is a key role producing content primarily for broadcast, as well as digital and radio platforms when required. 

THE REQUIREMENTS

You will have broadcast journalism experience in Federal or State politics, and have a sound understanding of the kind of political stories which resonate with our diverse audiences.

You will be identifying, arranging, and carrying out interviews as well as chasing exclusive and distinctive elements of stories in the field and from the office.

The role demands journalists with a strong background in and knowledge of international and domestic events. In addition you will have a sound understanding of stories which resonate with our diverse audiences, and knowledge of SBS Charter and SBS Code of Conduct.

Understanding the importance of social media and driving content online is a key part of the role.

An ability to travel for breaking news coverage and work a 7 day shift work roster is essential.

THE BENEFITS

Ours is an inclusive and supportive workplace, situated in the press gallery in Parliament House.

This is a great opportunity to work for Australia’s multicultural media organisation and play a key role in the evolution of SBS.

It is a rare chance to join our respected and well established Canberra Bureau.

We are audience obsessed and your candidate experience is important to us. We know that everyone is unique and experiences job applications differently. We are committed to making reasonable adjustments to provide a positive, barrier free recruitment process – at the end of the day, we don’t want anything getting in the way of us getting to know you a bit better. If you would like to further personalise your application journey or if you have specific support or access requirements, email us at careers@sbs.com.au.

 

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