Mix104.9FM and Hot100 Radio and Online Journalist


Full time, based in Darwin

The Applicant

Northern Territory Broadcasters Mix104.9FM/ Hot100 is looking for a broadcast and online journalist to join our high-energy news team. You will be responsible for delivering afternoon news bulletins and publishing original news stories on our websites and across our social media platforms.

The person we are looking for will have an active interest in local affairs and be able to develop a network of contacts. The ideal candidate has a positive attitude, excellent organisational skills, a willingness to learn and is not afraid of the occasional 4am start.

The Wage

$53,000 – $71,000 based on experience

What’s in it for you?

  • We are flexible with shift swaps and working remotely. Staff often ‘newsroom-hop’ during the year between Darwin, Townsville, the Sunshine Coast and more.
  • We offer news coaching, developmental pathways and plenty of career growth in both regional and metro markets.
  • We offer birthday leave, volunteer leave and prioritise the health and well-being of staff.

Job Description

Position responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Source, research and prepare news stories
  • Interview, record, edit grabs for broadcast
  • Write and present hourly or half-hourly local bulletins, headlines and reports to air
  • Convert radio scripts into online stories to share on our websites and social media
  • Develop and maintain close working relationships within the radio network and community
  • Be able to make sound editorial decisions on the best angle from which to approach a story

Required Experience

To be considered for this position, you will need the following skills and experience:

  • Tertiary qualifications in journalism or communications
  • The ability to work to precise deadlines
  • A deep understanding of media law guidelines and industry codes of conduct
  • Excellent presentation, communication and written skills
  • One year of experience in broadcast media preferred but not essential
  • The ability to adapt writing and presentation style in line with market needs

To Apply

Please send your resume, a cover letter and MP3 demo to the Qld/ NT News Director Hayley Turner

[email protected] by 17th June 2022.

*Please note applications without an air check will not be considered. *

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