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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.

Senior Producer, SBS News

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. It’s what we’ve been doing for 40 years, breaking down the barriers that divide us and telling a multitude of stories that reflect, excite and inspire us. We are looking for passionate people who want to come on a journey somewhere different.

About the role

We are currently seeking an experienced TV line-up producer to work on our flagship SBS World News bulletins for a 12-month parental leave position.

If you have a real interest in international news, this is an amazing opportunity in Australian media. You will carry out a range of senior newsroom roles across a 7 day roster. They include for TV: Chief Producer of the 6.30 SBS World News program, Late news and Supervising Producer. Cross-platform coordinating roles involving TV, digital and radio coverage: Evening Editor, National and International Editor.

As well as having input on crafting the programs from an editorial and creative perspective, you’ll supervise the coverage of breaking news as well as special news content. 

This is a people leadership role, and will require you to liaise with other stakeholders at SBS including Current Affairs programs, Content, and Radio to ensure cross-promotion and collaboration of our content.

About you

SBS News is one of the most trusted news outlets in the country and we are looking for someone with high editorial standards, the ability to write compelling TV and the creativity to work with our talented graphics team. 

You should have a strong understanding of how we tell stories to showcase our multicultural society. Experience producing news bulletins is essential including handling multiple live crosses, breaking news and special news coverage.  Any experience working with digital or radio production would be welcome.

You need to have clear communication skills and demonstrated experience in managing a team, preferably in a broadcast environment.

On offer

In return you can expect a supportive environment within a dynamic media organisation and benefits such as free onsite parking (subject to availability), free gym access & many other perks.

At SBS, we embrace difference and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds. As part of our commitment to closing the gap, we strongly encourage people of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander background to apply.

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 personalize your application journey or if you have specific support or access requirements, email us at careers@sbs.com.au

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