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Political Reporter
  • Join one of the most recognised news teams in Australian politics
  • Report live on major political stories and breaking news
  • Be part of a high performing and collaborative team

Sky News is looking for an enthusiastic journalist to join its multi award winning team, as a Political Reporter. As Australia’s 47th Parliament begins, there’s no better time to join one of the most recognised news teams in Australian politics.

What’s the role?

  • Work as a member of the Sky News Canberra team
  • Reporting live from Sky News’ Parliament House Bureau across the day on key political stories and breaking news
  • Attending and watching news conferences and interview, as well as turning around content for on air broadcast
  • Filing pre-recorded packages, look lives, interviews and feature stories
  • Seeking out your own original and breaking news content
  • Collaborating with other reporters and producers on stories

Who are you?

  • You have demonstrable experience in political journalism as well as a good knowledge and understanding of the Australian and global political landscape
  • A commitment to working in a team and a readiness to flex to the demands of a non-stop news organisation
  • You have strong editorial judgement to determine key angles and stories
  • You have excellent and concise writing skills
  • Television reporting experience is desirable, but not required

What’s in it for you?

Supportive and friendly environment. We encourage innovation, collaboration and creative thinking. Fun, fast-paced and excellent opportunities for growth and development.

  • Make a difference as part of Australia’s most influential media organisation
  • Opportunity to innovate, challenge the norm and pioneer the way forward
  • Employee discount with multiple brands including Audi, Qantas, Apple, Samsung etc
  • Work with some of Australia's most recognised and prestigious brands

Who are we?

Sky News is Australia’s leading 24-hour multi-channel and multi-platform news service provider.

Operated by Australian News Channel Pty Ltd (ANC), a subsidiary of News Corp Australia, its channels include Sky News Live, Sky News Weather, Sky News Extra, Sky News UK, FOX SPORTS News and Australia Channel for international audiences.

Sky News Australia also operates a national digital network reaching millions of Australians each month across digital platforms including, YouTube, Facebook and News Corp Australia websites.

Sky News Australia’s unrivalled broadcast and digital news content features award-winning journalists, exclusive insights from the biggest names in politics, ground-breaking special investigations, and live breaking news, sport and weather.

What do I do next? 

Apply now or for more information on careers at News Corp Australia visit

Job Ref: AU1234AC001543
Location: ACT
Submitted: 10-06-2022 07:03 AM
Category: Editorial

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