Multimedia Journalist / Assistant News Director - Bay of Plenty

Are you an experienced journalist looking to take your next career step? If so, NZME in the Bay of Plenty has just what you're looking for.
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You'll be a senior journalist who can produce high-quality content, but also step up as a leader when needed to coach others, curate online content and edit print editions - or demonstrate you can develop these leadership skills with training and support.

So, you'll have plenty of daily news experience and be committed to delivering high-impact, authentic, relentlessly interesting journalism for our audiences across the Bay of Plenty Times and Rotorua Daily Post.

Your attributes will include a dogged pursuit of the truth, and excellent research and writing skills. 

A positive attitude, flexibility, team work and strong communication skills are essential.

In return, we offer a stimulating role in the first-class NZME newsroom, based either in Tauranga or Rotorua - and a supportive environment where journalists are committed to Keeping Kiwis in the Know and are curious, confident and connected.

Plus, there's the bonus of living in one of the best regions in the country - the sunny Bay of Plenty, which offers magnificent beaches, lakes and outdoor pursuits.

Don't miss this amazing opportunity. Apply now!

Applicants must have New Zealand residency, citizenship or have a valid work permit.

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!


405 Cameron Rd
3110 Tauranga Directions +64 7 577 7777 View page


1143 Hinemoa St
3010 Rotorua Directions +64 7 348 9089 View page

Workplace & Culture

You are free to be yourself at NZME. We are Rainbow Tick certified and a proud member of Diversity Works.

NZME's workplace & culture is also based on our Purpose to keep Kiwis in the know. We deliver news, entertainment and information to Kiwis everyday.

We deliver our Purpose through our Values – being Curious, Confident and Connected. Our values make us who we are - they’re the stuff of our DNA and make us unique and different. Our Values express how we do things. 

The promise to keep our audiences in the know is a powerful commitment to make, but one we’re already delivering on every day.

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