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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 South Australia Correspondent

ABOUT SBS

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

ABOUT SBS NEWS

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. Our national correspondents tell stories of diverse communities as well as breaking national news.

THE OPPORTUNITY

This is a rare opportunity for a talented and driven video journalist to cover South Australia for a 6-month parental leave contract.

Based in Adelaide, you will take the lead in covering stories in the state that are of national interest.

Supported by a strong editorial team you will be able to write, report, shoot and edit your own TV stories. You will also be required to provide creative content across all of our news platforms including radio and digital.

You’ll be part of a team which delivers cross platform stories of the highest editorial standards that highlight Australia’s multicultural nature and celebrate diversity.

THE REQUIREMENTS

  • At least 1-2 years’ experience as a video journalist
  • A high level of journalistic and presentation skills
  • An ability to initiate and develop story ideas and build a strong contact base
  • A passion for TV and digital news and understanding of SBS Radio
  • Experience in filing for multiple platforms
  • Knowledge of the television production process
  • An ability to travel for breaking news coverage and work a 7 day roster is essential

At SBS, we embrace difference and we welcome applications from people of all backgrounds. We want your vibrancy, language, culture, experiences, and abilities to brighten our halls, light up our screens and strengthen our team.

SBS also recognises that everyone is unique and you may require some adjustments to ensure you have the best opportunity to apply and put your skills forward for consideration. If we can make some adjustments to the SBS recruitment/interview process to better enable you to shine, please contact careers@sbs.com.au.

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