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Multimedia Journalist & Assistant News Director – Northern Advocate

Looking for a great lifestyle? Want to move to one of the most beautiful regions in New Zealand? Then we might have the job for you.
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Looking for a great lifestyle? Want to move to one of the most beautiful regions in New Zealand? Then we might have the job for you. We’re looking for an experienced reporter who is passionate about news and everything that goes with it.   

Working with a small but friendly team, you will find yourself covering a wide range of issues but also building contacts within your rounds.   

This a mid-senior grade level position and you will be able to work collaboratively in a team and take direction, but also able to step up and lead when required. 

Being a multimedia journalist the ability to adapt to new technologies is essential, as is accurate writing, time management skills and tenacity.  

We value a professional attitude and strong work ethic.  Equally important will be your sense of humour and ready smile.  

 Our mission is simply to be the voice of our community and keep our audiences in print and digital informed about the things that are important to them. 

The position is based in Whangarei, offers a career opportunity and lifestyle second to none.  Rich in history and culture with stunning beaches and countryside the winterless north is a wonderful place to live and the successful candidate will be part of a vibrant newsroom.   

You’ll also be backed by an organisation fostering its staff through learning and development, succession and recognition.  At NZME we tell it like it is, challenge the status quo, constantly look to innovate and want some fun along the way. 

We’re big on development and progression and create environments enabling you to be yourself and learn new skills.


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88 Robert St
0110 Whangarei Directions +64 9 470 2899

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