Applicants must identify as being Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander. SBS considers that being Aboriginal or a Torres Strait Islander is a genuine occupational requirement for this position under s 14 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW).
At SBS, our purpose is to lead Australia in its exploration of the real multicultural Australia and our diverse worlds: independently, distinctively and courageously.
We’re offering a 12 month Journalism Cadetship in 2020 to a person of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander background who wants to build a career in broadcast journalism.
About the role
This is a great opportunity to join our highly regarded News and Current Affairs team!
The successful candidate will be based in SBS’s News and Current Affairs division in Sydney, with placements on World News’ cross platform news desk (TV, Radio and Online), Melbourne and Canberra bureau and on current affairs programs – Dateline, Insight and The Feed – and within NITV’s Indigenous News and Current Affairs department working on NITV News, The Point and Nula.
As part of a team, the Cadet will be responsible for researching, producing and reporting news and current affairs content to the required SBS & NITV editorial standards.
Ideally, you will have had training in television, radio and online journalism, or be able to demonstrate a strong interest in broadcast journalism and have a sound understanding of the social, political, and cultural issues affecting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
Please refer to the The Duty Statement and Selection Criteria attached to the job for more information.
Your application must include:
Short-listed candidates will be required to provide two employment and/or academic referees.
This Cadetship is offered for one year with no guarantee of ongoing employment. However, a Cadet who successfully completes the program may be considered for any relevant SBS or NITV vacancies.