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Apply now Job no: 502851 Work type: Contract Full Time Location: Various Categories: Journalism/Content Making Contract vacancy until March 2024 Ultimo and Parramatta, Sydney: Convenient CBD locations Provide editorial leadership to a team of reporters and producers serving the Sydney and NSW audience The ABC strives for diversity and inclusion in the workplace, and to promote a culture of opportunity. Through its services the ABC seeks to represent, connect and engage with all of the Australian community. In line with our focus on diversity, applications are strongly encouraged from Indigenous Australians, people from a range of cultural and linguistic backgrounds, people with disability and LGBTIQA individuals.

The ABC also aims to achieve a gender-balanced workforce. About ABC News ABC News is the most respected name in news and current affairs and the nation's leading independent news service on television, radio, digital and social media. Our flagship brands and services include Four Corners , 7.

30 , Australian Story , AM , PM , Foreign Correspondent , Insiders , Q&A , The Drum , ABC News 7PM, ABC News on digital and social media and ABC news channels on radio and television. About the Role The Sydney newsroom is seeking a highly motivated and experienced editorial leader who can work closely with reporters to deliver breaking news and original stories, while also attracting new audience to ABC News. Reporting to the News Editor, NSW you will: Deliver high-level editorial leadership across all platforms for state and national coverage Implement newsroom strategies designed to drive the local editorial agenda and attract new and diverse audiences Work closely with reporters and other newsroom staff to ensure high-quality story-telling across broadcast and digital platforms Lead innovation in news content, style and distribution in order to engage a broad Australian audience Use audience data, insights and analytics to drive and inform editorial, commissioning and distribution decisions Maintain oversight of rostering, provide feedback to reporters and foster an inclusive and supportive newsroom environment Work closely with colleagues in Regional & Local to ensure effective collaboration for content and staff opportunities Generate stories that are relevant to a broad section of Australians and reflect the cultural, geographic and socio-economic diversity of the country About You You will have proven editorial leadership experience and decision-making skills to ensure effective responses to breaking news and a considered approach to news coverage.

You’ll be a clear communicator with strong leadership skills and the ability to deliver on the strategic priorities of ABC News. You will also have: A superior knowledge of news production in a multi-platform environment, including producing and commissioning journalism for digital, mobile and broadcast platforms as well as methods of content distribution and engagement. Proven outstanding experie.


Date22 November 2022

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