Journalist


About this role

RNZ has an opportunity for two enthusiastic, versatile multimedia journalists, one permanent and one fixed-term, who are committed to good quality, impartial journalism and have the drive to get their work on our news programmes and digital channels every day.

If you love covering breaking news, and are hungry to break original, engaging content on our award-winning programmes and online, then this is the job for you. 

Skills & Experience

You will:

  • have daily news experience and be brimming with story ideas;
  • be calm and efficient under pressure, bringing accuracy, attention to detail and creativity to your work;
  • be a natural at developing contacts;
  • feel comfortable filing audio, visuals, and copy for our platforms;
  • have a strong, broadcast quality voice. (Radio experience is preferable). 

The flexibility to work variable hours is also critical applicants must have a valid New Zealand work permit and driving licence.

About us

RNZ is a leader in delivering important stories across multiple digital platforms while continuing to build on our excellence in public service broadcasting and multimedia to further develop lifelong relationships with the people of Aotearoa. 

These are full-time roles, one permanent and one fixed-term for a period of 12 months, based in Christchurch.

Please note: A complete application includes your covering letter and a CV.

Applications close: Sunday 1 August 2021

RNZ is committed to the principles and practices of Equal Employment Opportunity and welcomes applicants reflecting New Zealand’s cultural and ethnic diversity.

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Permanent Full Time, Fixed Term / Contract

Job no: 564

Location: Christchurch

Closing Date: Sunday, 1 August 2021