Journalism Cadetships News

Sydney, Australia
2 Jan, 2017 - 30 Dec, 2016

SBS’s highly regarded News and Current Affairs division is offering three, 12 month cadetships to recent graduates wanting to build careers in broadcast and online journalism. The successful candidates will have completed tertiary qualifications in journalism or another relevant specialty and ideally have some experience in television, radio and/or online reporting or production. Applicants must have a sound knowledge of national and international affairs, be passionate about news, be effective communicators both in writing and verbally and be able to demonstrate determination, initiative and curiosity by generating story ideas. Familiarity with SBS’s News and Current Affairs programming is expected.
The ability to speak a second language and/or have experience of another culture or cultures is desirable. The successful applicants will join SBS in early 2017 and be expected to work cross platform (TV, Radio and Online). SBS’s News and Current Affairs teams are predominantly based in our Sydney offices although cadets also undertake placements in our Canberra and Melbourne bureaux and NITV news and current affairs programs. As part of a team and under direction, cadets will contribute to SBS News and Current Affairs programs and website in a variety of ways, including researching, producing and reporting. There is rostered evening and weekend work involved. The cadetships are offered for one year with no guarantee of ongoing employment. However, those who successfully complete the program may be considered for any relevant vacancies within SBS News and Current Affairs.Your application must include:
Letter of application. Personal and employment resume, outlining journalism experience and qualifications. Examples of your television radio and online news reporting or your show-reel should be posted on a site such as YouTube, Vimeo or Flickr, and the link embedded in the emailed application.
The only formats accepted are MPEG4 for vision and MP3 for audio, with a file size limit of 4MB per attachment. Please compress any file before attaching.
Please note that material provided as s part of your application cannot be returned
Short-listed candidates will be required to provide two employment and/or academic referees. Applications must be submitted online by 5pm on Monday 5 September 2016 via this link .

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