Presenter / Journalist 5am


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. 

RNZ has an exciting opportunity for a Presenter / Journalist on First Up. The role involves presenting live news bulletins on all our platforms, with a strong engaging presence on air. Visual news presenting experience would be an advantage, along with proven radio continuity skills.

As well as a passion for national and international current affairs - especially of regional New Zealand and the Pacific - you will have excellent knowledge and pronunciation of all languages, including a strong grasp of Te Reo Māori.

A relevant journalism and/or a Te Reo Māori qualification will also be an advantage.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Has the ability to stay calm under pressure and work to tight deadlines;
  • Contributes creative story ideas
  • Has a strong focus on accuracy and attention to detail in your preparation and on-air delivery;
  • Recognises the value of cultural and community diversity;
  • Can work effectively and collaboratively as a member of a team.

If this is the challenge you’ve been looking for, and you enjoy being part of highly talented and driven on-air teams, then send your CV, a covering letter, and recent air-check or news bulletin voice demo with your application.

This role is permanent and will be based in Auckland. 

Applications close:  Tuesday 6 October 2020.

Permanent Full Time

Job no: 508

Location: Auckland

Closing Date: Tuesday, 6 October 2020