News Reporter (12-month contract)

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Work type: Full-time, Maximum Term Contract
Location: Sydney

Are you a News Reporter seeking your next challenge in the industry?

Are you interested in becoming part of Australia’s leading news organisation dedicated to delivering quality content to audiences across Australia?

Join Seven Network as our new News Reporter for!

The Opportunity: is looking for a dynamic, passionate and driven Reporter to write breaking state and national news and original features. This is a 12-month contract role that can be based anywhere in Australia.

Reporting to the Deputy Editor, your responsibilities will include:

  • Producing compelling digital copy, including exclusives and breaking news, by sourcing accurate information.
  • Establishing excellent relationships with 7NEWS colleagues, including Journalists, Social Media Managers/ Producers, Chiefs of Staff and News Directors to ensure efficient, accurate and comprehensive coverage of news items.
  • Sourcing and producing eye-catching and compelling imagery and video to complement, reinforce and strengthen coverage of news.

About You:

You will have a passion for journalism and a drive to deliver accurate and compelling stories, a track record of producing reliable journalism and possess a keen understanding of what resonates with digital audiences nationwide.

You will have:

  • Have proven experience as a News Reporter.
  • Experience using a CMS with a working knowledge of SEO practices.
  • Have excellent communication and stakeholder management skills
  • The ability to work under pressure and under tight deadlines and juggle conflicting priorities

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 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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