Reporter - Business

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Work type: Full-time
Location: Perth

Seven West Media the top news, sports and entertainment brand in WA, and a group of dynamic, creative and inclusive people who love what we do. We connect with millions of Western Australians every day through high-profile, respected brands including The West Australian, Channel Seven, The Sunday Times,, PerthNow, 7plus, The West Live and Streamer.

Our flagship daily metropolitan masthead The West Australian is eager to add an experienced business reporter to its ranks.  We are seeking a creative professional with a keen eye for detail and a genuine passion for storytelling. You must be curious about the world around you, enthusiastic, empathetic and eager. To thrive in this role you will have excellent writing and communication skills and the ability to operate in a fast-paced environment, including being flexible with your hours and the ability to turn around high-quality content in tight timeframes. You will also have a keen news sense, an enviable contact list and a deep understanding of how the business sector operates.


About you

  • Strong writing skills;
  • At least three-to-five years’ experience as a reporter, with a proven track record of breaking stories;
  • A solid network of contacts in the business world and an acute under;
  • The ability to work independently and as part of a team;
  • Flexible with working hours and deadline driven.


About the role – you will:

  • Create quality, accurate content for various platforms to keep our audience informed;

Liaise with our network of reporters across the country to deliver comprehensive coverage;

  • Adapt to a fast-paced and ever-changing work environment, often working under tight deadlines;
  • Be exposed to incredible opportunities;
  • Embrace flexible work hours, including availability for evenings, weekends, and occasional travel as required.


About the Benefits


  • An attractive remuneration package
  • Flexible working arrangements;
  • An employee Perks program, health and wellbeing support program and more


This is an exciting opportunity to work alongside talented professionals in a dynamic and influential media organisation. We offer a competitive salary package and the chance to contribute to meaningful stories that shape the public discourse.

Please note our recruitment process for this role will require you to obtain a National Police Clearance and undergo a Working with Children Check.


Apply now

Join us at Seven West Media and be a part of our success story. To apply simply click the ‘Apply Now’ button and follow the prompts to submit your resume and any supporting documents. Please note, only applicants who have current and valid Australian work rights can apply.


Apply now and join us behind the scenes at one of Australia’s most prominent media companies to let your talents shine.

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

SWM does not accept any unsolicited agency resumes and will not be responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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

Recruitment Agencies: Seven West Media does not accept any unsolicited agency resumes. Seven West Media is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.