Cook Islands News is looking for a general reporter. The daily newspaper based in Rarotonga requires a junior or intermediate journalist or graduate of a fulltime journalism course. The successful applicant would work in a news team of five sharing daily news and reporting assignments. Preference will be given to applicants of Polynesian descent and/or with a proven interest in Pacific people, culture, issues and current affairs.
We are seeking a dynamic, courageous producer with a proven record of investigative journalism and a reputation for ‘getting the gets’. You will need to be driven, demonstrate great initiative, manage an impressive range of contacts and be able to work to a deadline. You will have a key influence over daily and longer term research. The position involves field work and you will be working alongside a team of highly skilled reporters and producers.
Deadline: January 12
Fairfax Digital is looking for a writer/web editor to join our team. The successful candidate will be involved in developing and implementing new content streams, and will be responsible for writing, producing and editing the content. You will already have an excellent track record as a journalist and the ability to work fast and think on your feet under pressure. While experience of news agency or online journalism is desirable, full training will be given.
Deadline: January 20
Taupo Times is seeking an enthusiastic, well organised journalist who is keen to report on all aspects of community news and advertising features for our publications. Your key tasks will be varied and you will be required to work in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment, covering issues affecting Taupo, the Waikato and the Nation. Filing breaking news snaps, story updates, advertising feature stories and associated multimedia content such as audio and video for our print and digital products.
Deadline: January 13
We need someone with great news flair, energy, ideas and passion who will be able to step into senior duties in our busy digital newsroom. You’ll love a great breaking story but also have plenty of ideas for projects and features Stuff could develop. Digital experience would be great, but is not essential. You will be a newsroom leader already, maybe not in title but certainly in influence.
Deadline: January 16
Fairfax Digital is looking for a multi-talented journalist to join our Wellington multimedia newsroom team and deliver top quality news for award-winning website, Stuff.co.nz, and our newspapers across New Zealand. A typical day could include filing a breaking news snap to the web, updating the story through the day and taking it forward for the papers. It may also include filing audio or fronting a video from a scene, or working with our graphics team on in-depth interactive presentations.
Deadline: January 16
Auckland Student Movement @ AUT (AuSM), the student association at AUT, has a rare and exciting opportunity for a journalism graduate to join our small but committed team. As publications co-ordinator for AuSM, you will be responsible for putting together debate magazine, the free weekly student magazine at AUT University. You will write original content for the magazine each week, including news stories, student profiles, info about what is happening around campus and in the wider tertiary environment, reviews and hard-hitting features, all relevant to our student audience.
Deadline: January 13
The Canberra Times, part of Fairfax, is seeking an experienced journalist to work in its editorial department in the national capital. The successful candidate will have a passion for print and online news media, sound news judgement, a proven record of excellence as a journalist and the desire to become part of a dedicated team producing high-quality print and online journalism for one of Australia’s most respected metropolitan daily newspapers.
Deadline: January 27
Fairfax Media is seeking an experienced video professional for the role of Online Video Producer in the Canberra Parliament House bureau. The successful applicant will have strong professional experience in all aspects of video production, ideally in a newsroom setting. They will be required to write, produce, direct talent, shoot, edit and publish to multiple digital platforms. Working alongside the Fairfax bureau journalists and photographers, we are seeking a self-starting and energetic person with excellent verbal and written communication skills who can work to tight deadlines and in a rigorous editorial framework.
Deadline: January 14
Monash University is seeking to appoint an outstanding candidate as Professor/Associate Professor, Communications and Media Studies within the School of English, Communications and Performance Studies, in the Faculty of Arts. The successful appointee will have an outstanding record of research, teaching and broader achievement in any area of communications and media studies and will provide strong leadership in their field and in the school at large.
Deadline: January 31