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Political Correspondent

We are looking for someone who is a committed Political Correspondent who's prepared to venture beyond the daily news cycle.
  • Do you have a passion for Politics?
  • Great opportunity to join the NITV team!
  • Work with SBS Canberra Bureau in Parliament House.

Thereís a great power in difference. We must see the world through a different lens and apply a filter on whatís important. Itís not about taking sides, but understanding them. We are looking for people who want to come on a journey somewhere different, tell stories with a difference and highlight the wonderful differences we share. In Indigenous News and Current Affairs, it makes a world of difference.

About the Role 
NITV is committed to driving a national conversation around Indigenous Affairs and increasing the presence of Indigenous voices and perspectives in the nation's media. Through programs like The Point, Living Black and NITV News, and across our growing digital platforms, we are investigating the issues and events that impact Australia's first peoples.  

As a key member of a national team, the Political Correspondent will be based within the SBS Canberra Bureau in Parliament House and will be responsible for politically focused, cross-platform reporting.

This is a 12 month full-time opportunity for a talented and highly motivated Journalist who's up for a challenge.

About You 
We are looking for someone who has a passion for politics and the desire to deliver ground-breaking, original journalism. Someone who is a committed Political Correspondent who's prepared to venture beyond the daily news cycle. In addition to this the right applicant will have;
  • A solid understanding of Indigenous Affairs and the broader issues that affect Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.
  • Proven experience as a journalist with a good knowledge of television production techniques and the ability to deliver to deadline.
  • The ability to initiate and develop story ideas with minimal supervision and deliver to the highest editorial standard across multiple platforms as NITV's sole Political Correspondent.
  • The ability to operate as a Video Journalist; a working knowledge of camera operation and digital editing for news is important as this role will occasionally require this of the Correspondent.
Applicants must identify as being of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent (the filling of this employment opportunity is intended to constitute an affirmative measure under subsection 8 (1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975.)

For further information about the position please CLICK HERE to see this role on our own site. 

Our Story: NITV, now proudly part of SBS, breathes new life to its vision of awakening and uniting through sharing and celebrating the unique experience and imagination of Australiaís First Peoples.



broadcast - TV / cable / sat. / IPTV