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Employer:  Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC)
Industry:  Broadcasting / Radio
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Media / Journalism / Publishing
Country:  Australia
State/Province:  Any
City:  Brisbane
09/14/2018 09:01 AM

  • Be a part of Australia's independent national broadcaster
  • Contract Vacancy for Approximately 12 Months
  • $81,807 - $99,596 p.a. (pro rata) + choice of 15.4% super
  • Convenient CBD location in the heart of Brisbane

About the ABC

The ABC is the nation's most trusted and independent source of Australian conversations, culture, and stories. With over 4,000 employees from diverse backgrounds, based in more than 50 locations around Australia and overseas, the ABC is proud to create, curate and deliver high-quality content that informs, educates and entertains.

About ABC Regional & Local

The ABC Regional & Local team is about Australian communities and conversations. We make distinctive stories and events that connect communities and shape lives. We are about real people, real places and real life. We have eight capital city radio stations and a network of 44 regional bureaux across Australia. Our Sport and Live Events team focuses on regional and local content for all our platforms, including TV, Radio and online.

About the Role

Are you a driven journalist with a passion for breaking news that counts? Do you have strong curiosity, a great sense of humour and an original perspective that will resonate with the people of Brisbane? If you can generate compelling content and have a great contact book then we want to hear from you.

ABC Radio Brisbane is seeking a talented journalist to lead editorial planning and production across multiple platforms, as well as to create content that aligns with ABC strategy and supports the achievement of Regional & Local’s objectives.

Reporting to the Content Director, you must be ready to:
  • Break original, agenda setting local stories.
  • Research, pre-interview, plan, edit and produce segments.
  • Working with News & Regional, lead the planning and execution of collaborative current affairs projects.
  • Create compelling local broadcast, social media and digital content.

About You

If you’re highly motivated, self-sufficient and able to break stories in a time critical environment, then this opportunity at ABC Brisbane might be your next career move.

You will demonstrate success setting the agenda, leading editorial projects and developing big issues on digital and broadcast platforms.

You'll also be;
  • An experienced journalist who understands live radio with a history of creating agenda-setting content.
  • A motivated and creative person who can source and break original local stories that resonate with target audiences.
  • Fast and clever at story-telling in social media.
  • An enthusiastic and positive team player with great communication skills to collaborate with people from a range of diverse backgrounds.

You will have a passion to source and create authentic content which represents the broad diversity of the Australian community, including stories that reflect a range of cultural and linguistic backgrounds and Indigenous communities where editorially relevant.

For an overview of the role, please refer to the position description: PD - Journalist ABC Radio Brisbane.docx

We would love to see your work. Please submit material with your application online (include examples, links to websites or attach audio/video files up to 5MB).

For further information contact Robert Mailer, Local Manager, ABC Brisbane on (07) 3377 5227.

Recruitment Agency applications will not be accepted.

The ABC strives for equity and diversity in the workplace, and to promote a culture of opportunity. Through its services the ABC seeks to represent, connect and engage with all of the Australian community. In line with our focus on diversity, applications are strongly encouraged from Indigenous Australians, people from a range of cultural and linguistic backgrounds and people with disabilities. The ABC also aims to achieve a gender-balanced workforce.

Job no: 499999
Work type: Contract Full Time
Location: Brisbane - ALL
Categories: Journalism/Editorial, Production/Content
Advertised: 14 Sep 2018 9:05 AM E. Australia Standard Time
Applications close: 30 Sep 2018 11:55 PM E. Australia Standard Time

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