4BC Newsreader

  • 77 Southgate Ave, Cannon Hill QLD 4170, Australia
  • Full-time
  • Work Arrangement: Permanent

Company Description

Life at Nine.

Nine’s strategy is to create great content, distribute it broadly and engage audiences and advertisers.

We are Australia’s largest locally owned media company – the home of Australia’s most trusted and loved brands spanning News, Sport, Lifestyle, and Entertainment. We pride ourselves on creating the best content, accessed by consumers when and how they want. 

Nine’s assets include the Nine Network, major mastheads such as The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age and The Australian Financial Review, Nine Radio, digital properties such as nine.com.au, 9Now, 9Honey, Pedestrian.TV, subscription video platform Stan and majority investments in Domain Group and Drive.

Job Description

Your new opportunity at Nine.

As the Newsreader for 4BC, you will be responsible for generating stories, gather, edit and present information in a balanced, accurate and interesting way. Prepare, edit and present live and pre-recorded news reports and news bulletins.

Responsibilities: 

  • Meet hourly and half-hourly news bulletin deadlines.
  • Compile, edit and present news bulletins, both live and pre-recorded.
  • Prepare and present material on air, in both live and pre-recorded reports.
  • File voice reports and audio grabs.
  • Provide live cross reports for programs.
  • Write scripts for bulletins, voice reports, stories and headlines.
  • Generate ideas for stories, and follow leads from news agencies, police, the public, media conferences, programs, social media and other sources.
  • Research, verify and collate evidence and information to support a story using relevant sources such as newsmakers, organisations, the internet, archives, databases, etc.

Qualifications

To succeed in this position, you will have the following skills: 

  • Experience in journalism, newsgathering, writing for radio, editing bulletins, and news reading.
  • Able to meet hourly and half-hourly deadlines under pressure.
  • Ability to deal effectively with simultaneous tasks.
  • Broad knowledge of local and regional issues, as well as newsmakers and organisations.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work in a live broadcasting environment.
  • Online research, word processing and social media skills.
  • Ability to work in a team and independently, and to take feedback and direction.
  • Adherence to high ethical standards.
  • Driver’s licence.

Desirable Skills:

  • Degree in journalism/communications or similar.
  • Experience with NewsBoss software.
  • Leadership potential.

Additional Information

What you'll get in return at Nine.

  • Career development and quality training
  • Up to 16 weeks paid primary carer’s parental leave
  • Discounts on lifestyle, entertainment, and leisure memberships, including health insurance, dental and gym
  • Access to Future Women – a movement to help women connect, learn and lead through unique content and events.
  • Hybrid Working/Flexible working
  • Discounts on products and services with corporate partners including Samsung, Apple, JB HI-FI, HP, Hertz Car Hire and TFE Hotels
  • Nine Cares 

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion:

At Nine, we are committed to fostering a workforce that embraces all aspects of diversity and inclusion and where practices are equitable to ensure our people experience a sense of belonging. From day one, you'll be encouraged to bring your whole self to work and will be supported to perform at your best. Should you require any adjustments to the recruitment process in order to equitably participate, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application.

We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities, and of all ages, nationalities, backgrounds and cultures. 

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