Writer, Weekend Magazines – NZME New Zealand Media & Entertainment – Auckland

We’re looking for an exceptional journalist to create compelling and insightful content across our weekend magazine stable. The role will be responsible for producing top-quality stories for the print editions and associated digital and social media platforms of Canvas, Weekend and Spy.

The successful candidate will be a writer with a stellar track-record of reporting, who is full of interesting and inspiring story ideas, has a comprehensive network of contacts and who can work seamlessly across print, digital and social media channels.

The role will require:

At least three years’ experience in an editorial news environment, covering a wide range of topics
Sound news judgement
The ability to generate top-rate original and creative story and multi-platform content ideas
Experience of using social media as a news gathering tool
High attention to detail and a good working knowledge of current media law

The role is full-time, based in our central Auckland newsroom, reporting to the Weekend Magazines Editor.

Applications and expressions of interest can be made to:

Christine Vickers
NZ Herald Editorial Department – edapps@nzherald.co.nz

Applications close Friday, November 4th.

Applications must be able to work in New Zealand and have a current work visa.

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