Journalist

Apply now Job no: 976210
Work type: Full-time
Location: Port Hedland

Seven West Media is the leading listed national multi-platform media business based in Australia. We comprise Channel Seven, The West Australian, The Sunday Times and associated Perth metro and WA regional newspapers.

The Role: 

Based in our South Hedland office and reporting to the Northern Papers Editor, this role is ideal for a journalist passionate to work in one of the State’s most important regions.

The ideal candidate will have tertiary qualifications in journalism or a similar field, an understanding and keen interest in local news, sport and photography, be versed in digital operations and social media and have a desire to work collaboratively within a team.

The key responsibilities of this position include:

  • Gathering and writing original news stories for publication in print and online platforms;
  • Developing positive relationships with key people and organisations;
  • Breaking news stories and create engaging content;
  • Contribute to news planning meetings and liaise with the Northern Papers Editor regarding story development;
  • Interviewing and photographing subjects confidently and professionally; and
  • Representing the Company in a professional and courteous manner.

To be successful in this position, you will have:

  • The ability to work under high pressure
  • Good interviewing and communication skills
  • A sense of urgency and focus on deadlines
  • A valid driver’s license
  • A passion for local news

We want to engage like-minded people who embody our values: Make it Happen – Be the Solution, Be Brave – Speak Up and Better Together – Join Forces.

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 your application contact the Northern Papers Editor on (08) 9191 9767.

Advertised: W. Australia Standard Time
Applications close: W. Australia Standard Time

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Seven West Media is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace.

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