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Senior Reporter, The Gold Coast BulletinNews Corp Australia
Senior Reporter, The Gold Coast Bulletin Gold Coast QLD, Australia - Set the news agenda and break the big stories - Create high-quality content that engages readers - Opportunity for professional growth and career progression The Gold Coast Bulletin is looking for a confident and experienced journalist to join its dynamic newsroom. The role includes regular weekend shifts and requires a writer with demonstrated ability who isn't afraid to ask tough questions and tackle the region's most important issues. We're looking for an enthusiastic and resilient individual who has the ability to build rapport with a wide range of people and gain exclusive insights to break the big stories and find fresh angles.
The best candidate will be skilled in news gathering and developing key contacts, have a solid grasp of social media and the ability to pitch and deliver engaging, high-quality content that drives conversation. This is a prime opportunity for a motivated journalist to take their career to the next level in an agenda-setting newsroom at a company that can provide an exciting career path and values people willing to move so they can grow professionally. What's the role? - Source and create compelling stories that resonate with an audience - Deliver relevant content that both engages existing subscribers and attracts new readers - Work under deadline pressure in a fast-paced environment without compromising on quality or accuracy - Focus on online engagement and drive subscription growth - Demonstrate initiative to search for stories that are not already breaking and identify unique angles that drive conversation and move the issue forward Who are you? News Corp is looking for a savvy plugged-in journalist/digital producer wanting to make a name for themselves and who knows their way around social media, loves breaking news and can cover court.
The successful candidate will be: - Active in online communities and can see a hot topic in these communities from a mile away - Keen to be out of the office as much as they are in it - Wanted for exciting new positions covering the booming tourism and lifestyle capital of Australia that is the Gold Coast - Enjoy attending events, including socially out of hours, working some weekend shifts, nights and also providing digital production support to the GCB Digital Editor - A confident and experienced journalist with demonstrated ability - Thrives on the challenge of meeting business outcomes and reader expectations and actively looks to exceed them - Ability tocut through political speak and get to the core of complex issues - Strong news judgment and interview skills - Understands and has experience in digital storytelling as well as print - Willing to embrace change and demonstrate agility in a fast-paced sector - Self-starter who can maintain high levels of personal organisation and time management - Understands social media, SEO, digital data and is active on social media platforms - Harding working, detail-or....