Video Journalist - Geraldton

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Work type: Full-time
Location: Geraldton
Categories: Broadcast Operations, TV Reporters

Do you want to give your journalism career the boost it needs so you can make your mark on the industry?

And are you keen to live and work in an area with so much natural beauty and an abundance of outdoor activities on your doorstep?

Join Seven Network as our new Video Journalist in Geraldton!

The Opportunity:

We're seeking a dynamic Journalist ready to elevate their career! As Video Journalist in Geraldton, you will play a strategic role in delivering sustainable growth for Seven Network. You will learn to shoot and provide compelling content that will easily lead the news bulletin every day. While you’ll be the sole Journalist in the office, you'll be part of a collaborative WA team dedicated to produce the best programs every day. The skills you'll develop in this role will propel your media career to new heights.

Reporting to the Director of Regional News, your responsibilities will include:

  • Generating original daily story ideas for on-air and online presentations
  • Interviewing, writing and voicing skills
  • Live broadcasting
  • Developing and maintaining contacts in the community
  • Research and preparing news reports, whether in the field or in the office
  • Finding and Writing feature stories in specific categories

About You:

You will be a confident performer on camera, excel in news gathering, writing, interviewing, and presenting information.

You will have:

  • Video journalism experience
  • Proven experience writing stories
  • Excellent communication and written skills
  • Ability to work to very precise deadlines
  • To have an understanding in Broadcast Law Guidelines

Why Seven Network?

We’re looking for people like you to join on our mission to be the most connected news, sport and entertainment brand in Australia.

Seven Network is where you can come to make a difference – in your career, in our company and in the lives of 19 million Australians that we reach each month.

At the heart of our culture is the belief that creativity thrives on connection and collaboration – it's where the magic happens. Our offices across the country buzz with energy and inspiring interactions that can transform to magic on screen.

Some of our perks:

Recognition and Rewards programs:

  • Our peer nominated “Moments that move us” program recognises and rewards our people who shine bright by living our values every day.
  • Our 7Perks exclusive benefits platform provides discounts to over 500 retailers.

Time to manage life events:

  • Community Volunteering, Domestic and Family Violence Leave, Compassionate leave, Personal and Annual leave.
  • Fertility leave: Up to 5 days paid per year
  • Parental leave: Up to 14 weeks for the Primary Carer (dependent on service) and up to 3 weeks for the Secondary Carer (dependent on service)

Total wellbeing approach:

  • Nutritional, Exercise, Financial, Legal and Emotional wellbeing support via our EAP, Health and Wellbeing programs, and bespoke onsite events.

Learn your own way:

  • Own your learning by accessing our Leading@SWM and Accelerate@SWM programs. Decide what and when you learn with a mix of just in time online learning and facilitated programs.
  • Be mentored by the best in the business as part of our SPARK Mentoring program.

Better Together

Our “Better Together” Employee Advocacy Groups drive diversity, and inclusion efforts across the company ensuring that Seven is an authentic workplace where everybody belongs. We’re proud to be Australia’s first media company to achieve the WGEA Employer of Choice for Gender Equality certification and partners with UN Women. In 2023 we launched our RAP as our commitment to reconciliation with Indigenous and First Nations communities and providing education and meaningful accountability for Seven and our people.

Our values Our values are our compass. They serve as our roadmap to lead us not just to deliver great work but help to shape everything we do.

Your Professional Adventure Awaits...

Ready to embark on your career adventure? Apply now and become an integral part of shaping the future of Australian media.

The Seven Network is an equal-opportunity employer, and we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace

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