News Corp Australia

General Reporter

We are proud to be Australia’s most impactful media group, we’re even prouder of what we stand for. Together, we inform, advocate and inspire all Australians, for a better Australia.

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  • Media and Communications

  • Full-time

  • Office | Surry Hills, NSW, AU

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Why News Corp Australia

We are proud to be Australia’s most impactful media group, we’re even prouder of what we stand for. Together, we inform, advocate and inspire all Australians, for a better Australia. With over 150 brands across news, sport and lifestyle, News Corp Australia is trusted by over 18 million Australians a month to provide the information and inspiration they seek.

Renowned for world-class journalism and marketing services nationally and internationally, we offer a fast-paced environment that encourages individuals to take control of their future and challenge themselves in ever-changing fields.

Diversity strengthens our national teams and newsroom as we seek to tell stories that represent the communities of Australia. Our people make us unique, and so we are committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of race, religion, sexual orientation, age, disability or gender identity. Applicants of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply!

About the role

Outstanding opportunity for a Breaking News Reporter to join Australia's largest media organisation. Work for NewsCorp's Newswire service providing valuable content for all mastheads, news.com.au and the Australian as well as external clients.

This role would suit a graduate journalist or one early in their career, and will work within our existing team to cover breaking news on a national scale and general news out of NSW.

This is a full time, permanent position based out of News Corp’s office in Surry Hills.

Key responsibilities

  • File engaging copy to strict deadlines
  • Report on a wide range of topics as the news cycle dictates
  • Pitch and generate original news stories and ideas
  • Respond to breaking news events outside of rostered hours when required

What you'll be responsible for

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    Generate and Source Stories

    Develop and share story ideas and to develop those stories into finished products

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    News Reporting

    Write and report on news stories that are accurate, clear, and engaging to their audiences

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    Event Coverage

    Attend events including press conferences, speeches, or public meetings, to gather information for articles

Skills you'll need

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    Results orientation

    Focuses on outcomes and the steps it takes to achieve them

  • ✍🏼

    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

Meet the team

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