21 Dec 2017

Full-Time Graduate Cadet Journalist (2 positions)

alisonflemingGympie, Queensland, Australia

Job Description

The Gympie Times is looking for 2 journalism graduates with a passion for either sports or general news reporting as well as a thirst for social media, video and telling great stories, to join our multi-award winning newsroom.

In an exciting and evolving newsroom environment, these roles involve the best of both worlds. Working for a daily newspaper that has proven itself one of the best in Australasia and the world, with wins at PANPA, ARM Media and INMA in recent years, including PANPA Community Newspaper of the Year 2017.

Reporting to the Editor, you will be an important member of a dynamic and passionate newsroom, chasing and writing local stories using multiple media platforms.

Full training will be provided in our content management and editorial production systems, social media and how to engage an audience in the 24 hour news cycle.

We are looking for an all-rounder with a can-do attitude to work on a Tuesday to Saturday weekly roster. The Gympie Times has been the leading daily news source in the Gympie region, Cooloola Coast and Mary Valley for 150 years. The region, on the cusp of south-east Queensland, offers attractive lifestyle options, from the pristine Cooloola and Sunshine Coast beaches to picturesque, affordable Gympie, just 90 minutes from Brisbane.

Applications, including CV and portfolio should indicate whether you are applying for the Sports reporting position or the General reporting position, or both and should be sent to the Editor, Shelley Strachan, at shelley.strachan@gympietimes.com or P.O. Box 394, Gympie Qld 4570.

The closing date for applications is 5pm Friday, 12th January 2018

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

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