Reporter

Apply now Job no: 978940
Work type: Full-time
Location: Kalgoorlie

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 are here 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 ready to make headlines, capture the heartbeat of a region, and be the voice of the community?

You can’t go wrong in a thriving, diverse and sports-loving regional city like Kalgoorlie, which provides a well-rounded stepping stone for a keen and hungry reporter.


About you

Based in our Kalgoorlie office and reporting to the Editor of the Kalgoorlie Miner, the opportunity is open for a graduate journalist to join our dynamic team. The role will have you covering a range of news in a region rich in potential for breaking and telling important yarns and honing your craft on the Kalgoorlie Miner, which publishes Monday to Saturday each week. The successful candidate is someone with the below qualities:

  • The ability to work under high pressure and be flexible with work hours;
  • Strong interviewing and communication skills;
  • A sense of urgency and focus on deadlines;
  • A passion for local news (with an interest in government-focused news desirable);
  • Existing skills or a strong desire to upskill with digital production and social media promotion; and
  • A valid driver’s licence

 

About the Role

Essential to the role are strong writing and communication skills, a nose for sniffing out news, and a talent for hard work and team work. The successful applicant must be highly motivated and bring a positive attitude to the team. You will be required to cover a wide range of rounds, from hard news to community-driven stories, possibly even sport. You must be confident in taking photographs and filing news for our online platforms.  The ideal candidate will have tertiary qualifications in journalism or a similar field and will partake in tasks such as:

• 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 creating engaging content;
• Contributing to news planning meetings and liaising with the Editor regarding story development;
• Interviewing and photographing subjects confidently and professionally; and
• Representing the Company in a professional and courteous manner.

 

About the Benefits

  • An inclusive and diverse workplace that values respect, collaboration and speaking up 
  • Salary sacrifice packaging
  • A lucrative remuneration package
  • Flexible and hybrid working arrangements
  • 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 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 The Sunday Times, The West Australian, PerthNow and 7news.com.au (just to name a few) 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.