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Cadet Journalist

Advertiser: North East Media Pty LtdMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
3 Dec 2018
Yarra Valley & High Country
Work Type
Full Time
Advertising, Arts & Media, Journalism & Writing

North East Media, publisher of the award winning Wangaratta Chronicle, is currently seeking expressions of interest from enthusiastic and motivated candidates to join the team in Wangaratta as a cadet journalist.

The cadetship for a recent Year 12 graduate is three years, including course study by correspondence from Deakin University, and is subject to the Country Press Australia national award.

Recent university graduates in journalism/communications, who have a genuine interest in living and working as a journalist in Wangaratta, may also apply and be considered for a one year cadetship.

The successful candidate will be expected to write clear, concise and interesting news, sport and feature stories for our tri-weekly and weekly newspapers and associated digital and social media platforms.

We are searching for a budding writer who has the skills, passion and determination to be a journalist of the future.

Candidates must have excellent verbal and written English, sound computer skills, solid general knowledge, a genuine interest in the local community, and an ability to build rapport and networks quickly.

You will need to be well organised, able to work to deadlines, and have strong attention to detail.

Candidates must hold a valid driver's licence, be available to work flexible hours, and photography and social media skills are desirable.

North East Media is a leading independent family-owned media group with a commitment to community journalism.

Applications, including covering letter and resume, should be forwarded to Group Editor, Jeff


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