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Digital News Producer
  • Passionate about video being an ideal way to engage online news consumers?
  • Join Australia‚Äôs leading 24-hour multi-platform news provider.
  • Work with some of Australia's most recognised and prestigious brands.


What’s the role? 

The Digital News Producer role would suit someone who is entrenched in political news and has the ability to multi-task to ensure Sky News is breaking news stories across the significant and high-reaching suite of platforms that the Digital News Producer is responsible for.

We are looking for someone who is digitally savvy and passionate about video being an ideal way to consume engaging online news.

  • Understands the immediacy of the digital and television news environments and how best to leverage broadcast content for digital assets.
  • Be able to identify newsworthy opinion and interview content from our television channels and ensure this is delivered to our online audience quickly and accurately to drive this content into the news cycle.
  • Has a keen and broad news sense, being able to identify stories which will travel well online and quickly convert broadcast content into digital-ready video for online and social media, leveraging all of the platforms at their disposal to turn a Sky News interview or exclusive into a national news story.
  • A news-junkie, obsessed with news and politics - and has a strong understanding of the current global landscape and national issues.
  • Take initiative and work autonomously, as well as take direction on priorities and editorial style, closely following strict network guidelines on style.
  • While experience in a fast-paced newsroom or video based media company is advantageous, the most important attribute is a keen interest in high quality journalism and the drive to grow Sky News output in terms of quantity and quality. 

The Sky News newsroom is in operation 24 hours a day, and all members of the team are required to be available for flexible hours, including irregular hours and unpredictable shifts, driven by news demands with regular weekend work.


Who you are

  • Entry level position suited to a recent journalism graduate.
  • Ability to navigate complicated political discussions.
  • A positive attitude with enthusiasm for sharing ideas and learning new skills.
  • Ability to work unsupervised, to tight deadlines and under pressure.
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills.
  • Experience in a busy newsroom environment is encouraged but not essential.


What’s in it for you? 

  • An opportunity to innovate, challenge the norm and pioneer the way forward
  • A truly collaborative environment
  • Variety of work where no two days are the same
  • Work with some of Australia's most recognised and prestigious brands 
  • Make a difference as part of Australia’s most influential media organisation


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.


What’s next? 

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


Diversity strengthens our national teams and newsroom as we seek to tell stories that represent the communities of Australia. Our people make us unique, and so we are committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of race, religion, sexual orientation, age, disability or gender identity. Applicants of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply! 

Job Ref: AU1234AU000089
Location: NSW - Other
Submitted: 12-07-2022 02:46 PM
Category: Editorial

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