14 May 2018

Full-Time Editor – Surat Basin

sharlee.murray@news.com.auChinchilla, Queensland, Australia

Job Description

If you are an experienced journalist seeking career advancement away from the bright lights, News Corp has the role for you.

We are looking for a dynamic and self-motivated professional to oversee the editorial operations in the resource-rich Surat Basin region.

Opportunity and lifestyle go hand in hand in this exciting role ideal for a journalist with at least three years print/digital experience.

The ideal candidate will love rural living and thrive on the challenges of connecting, informing and influencing the communities across our vast readership.

Based in the Surat region, the Editor will direct a team of junior reporters working in busy newsrooms in Dalby, Chinchilla and Roma.

The ideal candidate will have excellent news sense and writing ability, great communication and relationship-building skills – both within the company and in the community – and be passionate about staff and product development.

They will ensure our print and online delivery is compelling, engaging and in tune with the needs of the local community.

This is a hands-on role for someone who is willing to drive change in the newsroom to meet the demands of the constantly evolving media landscape.

If you have a great work ethic, passion for community journalism and love to coach and mentor, we would love to hear from you.

Send your CV with a cover letter detailing why you are the right person for the job to both Surat General Manager, Erika Brayshaw, at erika.brayshaw@chinchillanews.com.au and Non-Dailies Editor-in-Chief, Denise Pickering, at denise.pickering@newsregionalmedia.com.au by close of business May 21.

How to Apply

Send your CV with a cover letter detailing why you are the right person for the job to both Surat General Manager, Erika Brayshaw, at erika.brayshaw@chinchillanews.com.au and Non-Dailies Editor-in-Chief, Denise Pickering, at denise.pickering@newsregionalmedia.com.au by close of business May 21.

Job Categories: Editorial. Job Types: Full-Time. Salary: On Application.

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