The Southern Riverina News is a weekly newspaper that is a part of the McPherson Media Group, one of the largest independent, family-owned media groups in Australia. We currently have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and motivated First Year Cadet Journalist to join our team.We are looking for a budding writer who has the skills, passion and determination to develop a career in journalism and writing. Previous experience is not essential, but the willingness to learn is a must. Under guidance from senior journalists, you will learn to write news stories, sports reports and features for publication in the Southern Riverina News. Breaking news stories online and producing video content will also be required as will the use of social media.Candidates must have excellent verbal and written English language communication skills and sound computer skills. You will need to demonstrate solid general knowledge to be considered for this role and you must be self-motivated and have an ability to build rapport quickly. Working to deadlines, you will be organised, with good time management skills and strong attention to detail.As this is an entry level position, a combination of formal and on-the-job training will be provided. A valid driver’s licence and the ability to work flexible hours including weekends, evenings and public holidays are essential. Experience in photography will also be an advantage.For further information, or a position description please contact Leesa Muir, General Manager on (03) 5881 2322. Applications, including a resume and a cover letter, together with examples of published work, if available, should be sent by close of business, Friday, December 4, 2020. 29000 AUD Finley 2713

Cadet Journalist Y1

The Southern Riverina News is a weekly newspaper that is a part of the McPherson Media Group, one of the largest independent, family-owned media groups in Australia. We currently have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and motivated First Year Cadet Journalist to join our team.

We are looking for a budding writer who has the skills, passion and determination to develop a career in journalism and writing. Previous experience is not essential, but the willingness to learn is a must. Under guidance from senior journalists, you will learn to write news stories, sports reports and features for publication in the Southern Riverina News. Breaking news stories online and producing video content will also be required as will the use of social media.

Candidates must have excellent verbal and written English language communication skills and sound computer skills. You will need to demonstrate solid general knowledge to be considered for this role and you must be self-motivated and have an ability to build rapport quickly. Working to deadlines, you will be organised, with good time management skills and strong attention to detail.

As this is an entry level position, a combination of formal and on-the-job training will be provided. A valid driver’s licence and the ability to work flexible hours including weekends, evenings and public holidays are essential. Experience in photography will also be an advantage.

For further information, or a position description please contact Leesa Muir, General Manager on (03) 5881 2322. Applications, including a resume and a cover letter, together with examples of published work, if available, should be sent by close of business, Friday, December 4, 2020.