Videographer/Photographer (Visual Journalist)

We’re looking for a visual journalist with the experience, vision and ability to accelerate the growth of visual story-telling at

You will need to be able to shoot captivating images - both stills and video - and turn around video pieces and stills quickly, from the office or the field. You must be a self-starter who loves working collaboratively, has a reputation for innovation, who is energised by a fast-moving and live news environment, and is ready to travel at the drop of a hat.

Your videos and photos will help us bring New Zealand and the Pacific’s stories to life as we develop our digital platforms. Much of your time will be spent shooting and editing for Checkpoint, which is livestreamed every day from 5 to 6.30pm. We are unique and your work will help reflect this.

There are some essential skills you need to bring to us:  you will have worked in a live news environment; be comfortable with features as well as news; stills and video; be calm under pressure;  able to edit video pieces quickly; be active in social media; be highly resourceful with experience using Photoshop, Premiere Pro and After Effects; and be very organised (particularly around image management and rights).

 If this is you, then get in touch.

  • The position will be based in Auckland
  • Please provide a CV and cover letter
  • Please provide a showreel or references of work with your application in the form of digital link or downloadable file (dropbox or google drive download link)
  • Applications close on 29th July 2018

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



Permanent Full Time

Job no: GLAM83656

Location: Auckland

Closing Date: Sunday, 29 July 2018