Rural Reporter

Rural Reporter

Listed: Mar 08, 2019
Permanent – full-time
Closing: Apr 01, 2019
Otago / Dunedin
Advertising, arts & media

Are you a journalist with a passion for local rural news?


Southern Rural Life has an exciting opportunity for a professional and enthusiastic reporter to join its team in Dunedin. The ideal applicant will have sound rural knowledge, journalism quali?cations and/or experience, and good writing skills.


Southern Rural Life is an Allied Press Ltd community newspaper delivered weekly to more than 21,000 rural boxes in Otago and Southland.


The role will require you to cover local issues, events and human interest stories, as well as write advertising features.
The successful candidate will be a self-starter, able to juggle tasks and meet deadlines. Strong photography skills are required, and video and website skills are desirable. A full driver’s licence is essential. Some evening and weekend work will be required.


If you think this is for you, please send your CV with a covering letter to . Informal inquiries about the role are welcome and should be directed to Bruce Quirey, Allied Press Communities Editor ().


Please note that you must have the right to live and work in New Zealand to apply for this role.