PerthNow Reporter

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Work type: Full-time
Location: Perth

About us

You may have heard of us, but did you know? Seven West Media (SWM) is not only the top news, sports and entertainment brand in WA, we are a group of diverse, creative and inclusive team members that love what we do. We get to connect with millions of Western Australians every day, and we aim to give our audience, clients and team the best experience. We comprise of brands including Channel Seven, The West Australian, The Sunday Times, thewest.com.au, PerthNow, 7plus, and thegame.com.au.

Are you a keen reporter who is fascinated with local news and looking to cut your teeth into one of the most exciting additions to the WA media landscape?

Do you dream of working in a dynamic team in a world-class, integrated newsroom?

 

About the Role

Based in our Osborne Park head office in Perth reporting to the Editor, PerthNow newspapers, this role is ideal for a reporter looking to delve into grassroots news, with a particular focus on courts, crime and council.

The ideal candidate will have a journalism degree or similar, and an understanding of and keen interest in local news. Previous reporting and newspaper production experience will be highly regarded. They will also have some technological savvy and thrive in a team environment.

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;
  • Interviewing subjects confidently and professionally; and
  • Representing the Company in a professional and courteous manner.

 

About You

To be successful in this position, you will possess:

  • Previous experience working in production (highly regarded)
  • The ability to work under pressure
  • Strong interviewing and communication skills
  • A sense of urgency and focus on deadlines
  • A valid driver’s license
  • A passion for local news

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About the Benefits

  • An Osborne park location with an onsite café, free gym and parking
  • Salary sacrifice packaging and a paid parental leave policy
  • Flexible and hybrid working arrangements
  • An Osborne park location with an onsite café, free gym and parking
  • An employee Perks program, health and wellbeing support program and more

 

Apply now!

Join us at Seven West Media and be a part of our success story. To apply simply click the ‘Apply Now’ button. 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.

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.

For more information visit www.sevenwestmedia.com.au

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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.