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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.

National Editor NITV

About the Role       

National Indigenous Television (NITV) is looking for a National Editor to lead the agenda across our daily news services for our communities on all platforms.   

The National Editor will set the daily news agenda and direction for NITV news, working with the Executive Editor and the Head of Digital to assign stories that provide the depth and insight into significant issues impacting the lives of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. We expect the highest editorial standards and a commitment to our charter responsibilities including primacy of Indigenous voice and perspective in all NITV content.   

It is a requirement of this role that incumbents are vaccinated with at least two doses of an approved Covid-19 vaccination. We do however have a medical exemption process and we would be happy to discuss your application should this be applicable to you.    

About You  

We are looking for someone with an alignment with our charter, our purpose and values, who embraces working collaboratively for the benefit of the audiences we serve. To be successful in this role, you will have the following:  

  • Demonstrated deep knowledge and experience working in journalism, senior editorial management experience and broadcast experience  
  • Experience overseeing and directing national content across all news platforms: TV, digital, and audio  
  • Experience in commissioning and assigning journalists and camera crews  
  • Demonstrated ability to meet strict deadlines  
  • Technically proficient with news production systems  
  • The ability to manage a geographically dispersed team  
  • Highly organised, efficient, collaborative and passionate about delivering to our communities   

Some of the reasons to consider working with us  

  • The people! We truly celebrate and welcome difference at SBS and encourage everyone to bring their whole self to work – you’ll be part of one of the most inclusive companies in Australia!  
  • The culture and the engagement of our workforce! 93% of our employees have stated that they are proud to work for SBS!    
  • We offer a range of benefits; from flexible work arrangements, health checks, salary packaging, an employee assistance program and for our Sydney based employees, free gym membership and parking (subject to availability).  
  • We’re agile and innovative in the way we work, as well as being a trusted and established brand. At SBS we have been broadcasting for over 40 years and our future is packed with many more exciting developments!  
  • We also love to promote from within! We have allocated training funds to do just that and help bridge the 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 to 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 may 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.   

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

The filing of this employment opportunity is intended to constitute a special measure under subsection 8 (1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975. 

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