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Senior reporter

Guardian Australia (www.theguardian.com/au) launched in May 2013 as part of Guardian News & Media (GNM), one of the largest English language newspaper websites in the world (www.theguardian.com).

We are seeking a senior reporter to join our newsroom in Sydney or Melbourne.

In this role you will write news stories, including breaking news and longer term investigations, interviews and backgrounders to deadline and across a wide range of topics.

This role will suit a highly skilled reporter with experience writing news, comment, features and punchy copy in a fast-changing and pressurised news environment, preferably on a news website. The successful candidate will have good knowledge and understanding of domestic and international current affairs and media law, familiarity and ease with social media, the ability to generate fresh ideas and produce high-quality stories under pressure, excellent writing, communication and interpersonal skills and a strong news sense. Video, audio and live blogging experience is highly desirable, and an interest in a specialist area or areas would be an advantage.

For more information please view the full job description here: https://gnm.learn.taleo.net/files/pdf/Senior_reporter___SYD_or_MEL___JD_Guardian_Australia___April_2019.pdf

This role is being offered on a full-time, 12-month contract basis, working over a seven-day roster with early starts and/or late finishes.

Closing date for applications: 6 May 2019

For more information, contact: australia.hr@theguardian.com

Applicants should be legally eligible to work in Australia. Guardian Australia is unable to sponsor prospective employees’ visa applications.

Sydney or Melbourne 2010 & 3000

Guardian Australia

Interested?

To apply for this position please copy and paste the following URL to your browser and follow the prompts: https://gnm.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=AUS00000D

You will be required to upload your résumé (maximum three pages) plus covering letter as one document.

Closing date for applications: 6 May 2019

For more information, contact: australia.hr@theguardian.com

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