We are seeking a talented journalist to join our team at The Northern Daily Leader covering the news for the region. This is a full-time permanent position based in Tamworth.

The successful applicant for this role should be an energetic and capable multi-platform storyteller with proven skills in writing, research and analysis, a strong work ethic and a curiosity about people and their stories. An ability to understand and present data is highly desirable.

Across print and digital, our audiences expect us to keep them informed, entertained and connected with breaking news, insightful analysis and thoughtful commentary.

The successful applicant will:

  • provide examples of excellence in writing balanced, accurate reports to a high standard of spelling, grammar and style;
  • have proven skills in writing for online and social media audiences and tight deadlines;
  • be able to show initiative in generating story ideas while also working to direction and in collaboration with the editorial team as required;
  • We are proud to be part of ACM, Australia’s leading independent regional and rural media business. The ACM network reaches an audience of many millions of people across every state and territory with more than 160 trusted news brands publishing online and in print, including 14 daily titles and the country’s best agricultural publications.

    We embrace all aspects of diversity & inclusion and are committed to creating a workplace, which reflects the incredibly diverse customers, audiences and communities we serve.