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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.

Cross Platform Journalist, NITV

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

About Us

NITV is a First Nations led organisation that holds a special place in the Australian Media Landscape. The team fosters a collaborative and supportive work environment and is passionate about the growth of Indigenous stories and story tellers.

The Department

NITV’s vision is to be recognised as having meaningful and positive impact on the lives of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. 

NITV’s purpose is to support and strengthen the oldest living culture in the world. Celebrate and champion the place of unique, inspiring storytelling through Indigenous voices.  

Share culture, language and lessons today to develop strong leaders and champions tomorrow. Use our strengths to foster change, champion equality and make an impact. Build a legacy of strong, sustainable Indigenous Media for the future.  

The Role

Working within NITV’s Indigenous News and Current Affairs (INACA) team, the Cross Platform journalist will primarily report on Indigenous news, issues and events for NITV News, Nula, The Point and Living Black, as well as NITV Digital platforms and social media.

The ideal candidate will be experienced in pitching, researching, writing, producing, voicing and editing high quality, original and engaging news and current affairs stories, interviews and digital content for INACA programs.

This role is a full time position, preferably based in our Sydney newsroom, however we would consider a Melbourne or Canberra base for the right candidate.

About you

We are looking for a creative storyteller, with strong research skills, who is passionate about elevating and amplifying the voices of First Nations people and communities.

Ideally, you will have two years proven experience in journalism and/or media broadcasting, including the production and presentation of original, multi-platform news and current affairs content (television, online and social media).  An understanding of, or experience in, camera, sound and editing systems is also highly valued. 

Working as part of a small team, you’ll have a positive and solutions orientated attitude with the ability to work under pressure, and meet strict broadcast deadlines.

You’ll have a deep understanding of Indigenous Cultural Protocol and the ability to communicate sensitively with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Feel like you meet most, but perhaps not all the criteria listed? Then, send through your detail as whilst we have specific requirements in mind, we can look at how we can bridge the gaps!

Some of the reasons to consider working with us

  • The people! a genuine sense of feeling included (we truly celebrate and welcome difference!) and being part of one of the most inclusive companies in Australia!
  • The culture and the engagement of our workforce, we are proud to have an employee engagement score of 82% with low levels of employee turnover.
  • A brand that is not only recognisable but trusted and established, we have been broadcasting for over 40 years and we’re not done yet!
  • We offer a range of benefits from, health care checks, salary packaging, Employee Assistance Programme, flexible work arrangements and for our Sydney based employee’s free gym membership!
  • We also love to promote from within! we have allocated funds to do just that and help with training gaps when moving from role to role.

Want to learn more? Then hit apply and take the first step to applying not just for another job but a possible whole new career in a purpose led organisation!

Not quite the right role for you? No problem, how about popping your details into our talent pool? Email us at to let us know what roles would be of interest to you and we will keep you informed of when they arise! (If you no longer want to be listed in our talent pool, then just email  us and let us know and we will remove your detail).

For other opportunities within our organisation please visit our careers website SBS Careers - Working at SBS

Reasonable adjustments

SBS recognises that everyone is unique, and you might 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, then please contact and let us know.

Adjustments include but are not limited to; alternative application methods, interview setups, physical requirements, guidance for trans or gender diverse applicants, specific interview availability times and more.

To find out more about reasonable adjustments with SBS, please view our video here.

We are shortlisting applications as they come in, so don’t delay, apply today! 

Please note we do not accept unsolicited emails from agencies. All applications should be submitted through our official channels. Thank you

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