Guardian Australia are recruiting for an environment reporter to join our Sydney newsroom to provide coverage of Australian environmental news, with a focus on the actions and policies of government, industry and technology.
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 recruiting for an environment reporter to join our Sydney newsroom to provide coverage of Australian environmental news, with a focus on the actions and policies of government, industry and technology.
In this role you will generate original content and cover environmental stories in innovative ways. You will write environmental news stories, features, interviews and backgrounders to tight rolling deadlines, verify developments and interview key players in live stories. You will generate environmental story ideas that appeal to a global audience and be able to balance hard news reporting on environmental politics and policy with colourful writing.
This role will suit an experienced reporter with a proven ability to generate exclusives and must-read coverage at a national level in a complex specialist area. The successful candidate will have contacts in the environmental or policy fields, demonstrate enthusiasm for collaborating on video, audio, interactive and new forms of content for the web and mobile, be able to provide clarity in distilling complex scientific research and development into concise explanatory copy, work well under pressure and have strong instincts in digital journalism.
For more information please view the full job description here: https://gnm.learn.taleo.net/files/pdf/Environment_reporter___SYD___JD_Guardian_Australia___March_2018.pdf
This role is being offered on a full-time, 12-month contract basis or secondment, working over a seven-day roster with early starts and/or late finishes.
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=SYD00004P
You will be required to upload your résumé (maximum three pages) plus covering letter as one document.
Closing date for applications: 22 March 2018
For more information, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Applicants should be legally eligible to work in Australia. Guardian Australia is unable to sponsor prospective employees’ visa applications.
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