Control Room Internship (12 Months)

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  • Contract, 12 months · 0 - 38 hours per week

  • Office | Brisbane, QLD, AU

  • Visa sponsorship · No

  • Entry Level · A role for someone with underlying potential, good motivation and ability to learn. Typically no direct experience is required.

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Katie Duckworth

Hiring manager, Nine

Nine is 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 – across Publishing, Broadcasting and Digital.

Nine’s assets include the 9Network, major mastheads such as The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age and The Australian Financial Review, radio stations 2GB, 3AW, 4BC and 6PR, digital properties such as, 9Now, 9Honey, Pedestrian.TV, Drive, subscription video platform Stan and a majority investment in Domain Group.

We bring people together by celebrating the big occasions and connecting the everyday moments. Australia belongs here. We bring our purpose to life via three shared values: We walk the talk, turn over every stone and keep it human.

About the role

Excited to step into the dynamic atmosphere of broadcast control rooms? Over the course of a 12-month internship, you'll immerse yourself in Studio 44, the bustling hub for NBN News and Darwin News, dedicating 38 hours each week to hands-on learning and experience.

During your internship, you'll gain hands-on experience in various areas, from recording to editing, and beyond. This includes tasks such as uploading and downloading files from the Sony Ci Media Cloud Platform, learning ENPS (our News Production System), and communicating/liaising with our News Rooms in Sydney, Newcastle, and Darwin.

It's all about the right attitude and a passion for broadcast. Starting at Mount Coot-Tha, this entry-level position offers weekday hours, with the potential for weekend shifts once you're up to speed.

What we would like to see: 

  • Proactive, passionate and enthusiastic attitude 
  • Can work well both independently and as part of a team
  • Interest in the basics of broadcast and IT systems
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Can provide support and guidance when needed
  • Comfortable using computers, with general skills
  • Some familiarity with TV production, especially in studio operations, is a plus

What you'll be responsible for

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    Office and Team Coordination

    Coordinate the smooth and effective day-to-day administrative operations of an office or team

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    Cross-Functional Support

    Provide general and clerical tasks to help various teams in the organization collaborate and operate effectively

Skills you'll need

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    Written communication

    Writes in a clear and structured format to convey information and ideas effectively to a target audience

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    Attention to detail

    Accurately identifies and rectifies discrepancies or errors that exists in information and deliverables

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    Verbal communication

    Speaks clearly to convey information effectively to a target audience

Meet the team


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