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Work type: Full time
Location: Broome

The Broome Advertiser is seeking applications for a journalist to join our vibrant news team.

Based in our Broome office and reporting to the Editor this role requires you to undertake research, conduct interviews and write articles for our newspaper or online site, including sports.

You will be working as part of a team to develop interesting and accurate content for the company’s newspapers, websites and social media products.

The key responsibilities of this position include:

•Write stories accurately, succinctly, clearly and in a timely fashion

•Interview subjects effectively

•Take high-quality photos that are interesting and engaging

•Assist in the posting and promotion of stories online on a daily basis

•Be adept in journalistic use of social media (Facebook and Twitter), both for monitoring and posting

•Be aware of the challenge posed by online media and adapt print and online practices accordingly (our goal is to be time-competitive online and to publish only original content in print and online)

•Build and maintain strong relationships with key contacts in the community to generate a steady flow of stories

•Professionally represent the company at functions on weekends or in evenings

•Work productively in a team environment with the ability to react speedily in a deadline-drive environment

•Helping with the production of the print products using our content management system

To be successful in this position, you will:

•have good interview and communication skills

•a high level of literacy

•the ability to work under high pressure

•Be passionate about a career in print and online media

•Hold a valid driver’s licence

•Be a team player, prepared to tackle any task in our busy newsrooms


•Communications degree or similar

•Willingness to fill the position for at least two years and to be active in a regional community

If this is you, please apply by submitting your written application including a covering letter outlining why you are expressing interest in the position and what you can bring to the role and a resume detailing your qualifications and experience.

For queries about the position please phone Glenn Cordingley, Editor, on 0428 113 883.

Apply now via the link below.

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Applications close: W. Australia Standard Time

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