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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 National Editor

SBS is one of the world’s most unique and innovative media organisations, producing trusted, meaningful and engaging content that celebrates Australia’s diversity.

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.

About the role

We’re looking for a senior journalist capable of inspiring, initiating, commissioning and delivering a daily national news agenda.

This is a key leadership and editorial role in our cross platform national newsroom, based in Sydney, responsible for assigning and overseeing national news and feature content that provides the depth and insight into significant issues for which SBS has become renowned. We expect the highest editorial standards and a commitment to SBS’s Charter responsibilities to promote understanding and acceptance of Australia’s cultural, linguistic and ethnic diversity.

The role leads SBS’s coverage of domestic events with a primary focus on national affairs including Australian politics, economic, social, multicultural and indigenous issues on a daily basis. You will initiate and oversee story planning of compelling and relevant domestic content to an Australian audience that continues to evolve from a multicultural and indigenous perspective.

You will assign and manage on a daily basis a team of journalists in Sydney, Canberra and other state capitals working across platforms, as well as assigning camera crews to cover domestic news events. 

About you

To be successful in this role, you will need to possess the following:

  • At least 10 years working in journalism, Broadcast experience is essential and previous senior editorial management experience desirable
  • Experience overseeing national content across all news platforms: TV, digital, and audio.

The benefits

Ours is an inclusive and supportive workplace, well located for public transport and offering additional benefits including access to on-site car parking and free gym membership.

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

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