Digital Reporter- Newcastle

  • Company:
    News Corp Australia
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    4 days ago
  • Category:
    Media
  • Excellent platform to continue growing your career
  • Join the nation’s leading media organisation
  • Be a part of our digital masthead expansion
  • You have a strong writing skills set and a natural knack for producing engaging and snappy copy. Your passion for digital journalism is strong and you are an independent worker that is comfortable to chase down fresh leads and uncover great stories in a community.

    What’s the role?

  • Identify and develop stories across a range of topics that are relevant and engaging for the local community
  • Produce engaging, accurate and clean copy
  • Develop stories from the concept stage to their digital publication
  • Drive subscription growth for the digital masthead and increase traffic to the website
  • Lead and inspire digital content through story development of the highest quality
  • Use data analytics to find new trends and track what content is performing online. Use that information to deliver stories that inspire, inform and engage the community
  • Build genuine connects across local businesses, sports teams, political leaders, families and citizens
  • Produce and publish stories, curating content on our home pages
  • come up with your own ideas for engaging digital content
  • Harness the many storytelling tools that digital has to offer (interactives, video, graphics)
  • 12 Month contract 
  •  Who are you?

  • You have strong multimedia and digital journalism experience
  • Previous writing and newsroom experience would be ideal
  • Ideally you already have a network from the local community
  • Fantastic interviewing skills and a natural curiosity that drives you to discover the stories that will make an impact
  • A stickler for detail and excellent spelling and grammar
  • CMS, SEO and Social media experience
  • Comfortable working in a fast paced, deadline driven work environment
  • Passionate about advocating and being the voice of the local community
  • What’s in it for you?

  • Collaborative environment
  • Opportunity to innovate, challenge the norm and pioneer the way forward
  • Variety of work where no two days are the same
  • Make a difference as part of Australia’s most influential media organisation