Journalist/Regional News Coordinator

About Journalist/Regional News Coordinator

Listed by: Our Town Plus More

4 Positons to be filled by August:

• REDLAND CITY-SEQ.

• GOONDIWINDI- SOUTH WEST QLD.

• ROMA-SOUTH WEST QLD.

• LONGREACH- CENTRAL WEST QLD.

2 Positions to be filled by September:

• 1 X SEQ Position

• 1 x Regional Qld Positions

Plus More is Queensland’s fastest growing news media outlet, extending its already strong regional reach quickly and effectively across the State. Ours is a dynamic, complete news service that is revolutionising news and information delivery to hundreds of thousands of people, each day in key regions of Queensland.

Plus More News and Information operates A/V, written news and information services via a specialist and unique On-Line Platform. The only one of its kind globally.

Plans are now in place to extend coverage and service delivery into 11 more regions.

August-September start: There are 5 positions now available. These key positions offer full time employment, excellent remuneration, and on-going professional development in TV, Audio, news and reporting, A/V production and written journalism formats.

We want graduates who are hungry for responsibility, for challenge and creative respect in an environment where no idea is considered silly or wasted. We want people who are willing to put their years of learning to work with their talent and help us shape this, a dynamic and game changing news and multi- media organisation.

You’ll join a company that is endorsed and backed by the Queensland Government’s Go Digital Regional Strategy and that has plans to be operational nation-wide within the next 24 months.

Plus More is THE premium on-line news and information service delivery platform in Australia, achieving unprecedented audiences and reach in its regions of operations.

The positions on offer bring long-term career prospects offering interchange across regions and the chance to work with a young team of savvy media operatives with strong journalistic credentials at their core.

The Company:

TouchPoint Media is a Queensland based company which has, with the assistance of State Government and Regional Councils developed and is rolling out a new and vibrant on-line news and information service-The first of its kind, globally.

Existing Platforms already give the organisation a large and diverse potential audience. We are also experiencing a strong growth in the regions in which we are currently operational and have become the “Go To” place in these regions within six months since launch.

The Platforms in operation now are:

Goondiwindi Plus More- www.goondiwindiplusmore.com.au

Charleville Plus More- www.charlevilleplusmore.com.au

Whitsundays Plus More- www.whitsundaysplusmore.com.au

Charters Towers Plus More- www.charterstowersplusmore.com.au 

Maranoa Plus More- www.maranoaplusmore.com.au

What the position/s Offer:

From general news, to politics, to Ag. News, to community focus, to sport & to emergency – as a Regional Coordinator you will become the key Journalist overseeing the regions go to information service provider and be the key news and information compiler into the region. An Our Town Plus More Regional News Coordinator covers it all.

News Reporting, Camera Work, On-Camera and to Camera Presentation, work on regional documentary pieces and specials are all part of the tasks.

It is a position that will stretch your creative abilities, test your news gathering, reporting and compilation skills.

You’ll gain A/V, audio and written word experience and training and work with Award winning Journalists and Broadcasters with decades of industry experience. 

You will have the chance to work across the state and the country, provide input into the shape and future of on-line news and media delivery for a company with global ambition and plans.

On Offer:

Expansion of the Platforms is now occurring into an additional 5 regional, remote and coastal areas of the State which are all expected to be live by August/ September 2015. 

Within 18 months, Our Town Plus More platforms will be live in 90% of regions across Queensland. Expansion interstate and beyond is also expected to occur within the next two years. Hence the opportunities for career expansion, region to region transfer, and full media and communication exposure within the organisation are significant.

This is an opportunity to join a young and fast paced team working in the new media spectrum and one which is fast becoming the next emerging leader in information and news dissemination. 

Remuneration:

The positons on offer afford full time opportunities. Wages and salaries begin at packages of $ 48,000 pa (approx.) and can vary region to region.

All Salary and conditions will be outlined in full to interested applicants.

HOW TO APPLY:

Applications should be made in writing to:

Jess Demichelis

Producer/ Creative Coordinator

TouchPoint Media

jess@ourtownplusmore.com.au

For more information about our platforms check out:

http://charlevilleplusmore.com.au/charleville-plus-more


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