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Advertiser: The Great Southern WeekenderMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
10 Jan 2020
Albany & Great Southern
$45,000 - $49,999
Work Type
Full Time
Advertising, Arts & Media, Journalism & Writing

The Great Southern Weekender  is the region’s leading community independent newspaper and has a vacancy for a Journalist based in Albany, WA.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious all-rounder to join a close-knit team.

It would be advantageous if applicants had a tertiary qualification in journalism.

The successful applicant will be a self-starter with exceptional communication skills and have a demonstrated ability to produce clean, concise and engaging content for hard news, human interest, feature, and sport stories.

Experience in news photography and availability to work weekends on a rostered basis is essential.

An attractive remuneration package will be offered in line with the successful applicant’s experience and qualifications.

Hours ranging from 30 – 38 can be negotiated depending upon applicants’ experience.

The Weekender is a locally-owned and operated newspaper with a hard-earned reputation for quality reportage and community service.

It is published each Thursday and distributed to homes and businesses throughout Albany, Mt Barker, Denmark, Katanning, Kojonup and farming districts of the Great Southern.

Applications, including a cover letter and resume, should be marked ‘personal’ and emailed to: or addressed to:

The Editor
Great Southern Weekender
107 Stead Road
Albany, WA 6330

Applications close January 30.

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • How many years' experience do you have as a journalist?
  • Do you have a current Australian driver's licence?

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