Sports Journalist – Townsville

  • Company:
    Seven West Media
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    3 days ago
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Seven West Media is one of Australia’s most prominent media companies, with a market leading presence in content across broadcast television, BVOD and online. Comprising some of Australia’s most renowned media brands, SWM includes Seven Network and its affiliate channels 7TWO, 7mate, 7flix and BVOD offering 7Plus, as well as The West Australian, The Sunday Times and more.

At Seven West Media we are here to bring all Australians closer to the moments that move us – we’re first on the scene, with our finger on the pulse, on demand, in the moment. Uniting communities, breaking news and smashing records, our teams are making it happen together and we have an exciting opportunity for you to be part of this. 

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Sports Journalist to join the Townsville newsroom.

Reporting to the Supervising Producer, you will be responsible for generating top quality sports news stories for our highly successful half hour local news bulletin. The position will also involve some news reporting. You will work closely with editors and camera operators to ensure the News meets deadline whilst meeting the highest standards of quality and excellence.


The successful candidate will possess relevant tertiary qualifications in Journalism/Media and will have at least two years’ demonstrable experience in television news reporting.

The successful candidate will be an energetic self-starter with excellent editorial skills as well as the ability to think clearly and act quickly under pressure. You will demonstrate an advanced ability to develop and maintain contacts as well as break stories. 

You will need to illustrate a passion for television sports reporting. Your passion for television journalism will drive you to produce quality stories as well as work effectively as part of a team of dedicated professionals.

Experience in producing will be highly regarded and a solid understanding of media law and ethics is required.

Your success is our success, we will provide you with opportunities for you to keep learning and growing, enabling you to challenge and develop yourself. In return, we offer a benefits program that has something in it for everyone.

Seven West Media is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace.

Recruitment Agencies : Seven West Media does not accept any unsolicited agency resumes and will not be responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.