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Foreign and Special Projects Editor

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Pyrmont, NSW, AU, 2009

Other
Pyrmont
Full-Time

Paramount is a global media & entertainment organisation with some of the best known and loved brands in the world. Employing over 1,700 people locally, and a further 25,000+ globally, we deliver premium content through multiple platforms for the young (and the young at heart of course!).


We pride ourselves on creating content that gets people talking. What’s more, you’ll find all these great shows (and more) on our free-to-air channels (10, 10 Peach, 10 Shake, 10 Bold), subscription channels (MTV, Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., Comedy Central), our digital platform 10 Play and our new subscription video on demand service Paramount+.  
 

THIS IS A PERMANENT FULL TIME ROLE, PREFERABLY BASED IN SYDNEY (open to other locations for the right person)

 
Enough about us! What you’ll do as the Foreign & Special Projects Editor: 
 
This role is responsible for managing all foreign stories and content, managing our foreign correspondents, planning and executing special coverage of overseas events.
  

Functions will also include: 
 

  • Planning for and executing coverage plans for major events, international and national
  • Prioritising and selecting newsworthy stories.
  • Assigning, producing and sub-editing foreign stories, writing packages as required
  • Maximising content across all social and digital platforms
  • Quality control – ensuring a high level of consistency across the network
  • Maintaining strong relationships with the studio, editing and operational staff
  • Mentoring and guiding our overseas staff, or staff we send on deployment overseas
  • Managing overseas budgetary spend


What are we looking for in a Foreign Editor? What’s important?  
 

  • 5+ years news production / Journalism experience including demonstrated experience/interest in international news
  • Degree or similar relevant qualification
  • Some proficiency with editing software and news programmes
  • Positivity, enthusiasm and can-do attitude, a team player with a proactive, optimistic outlook
  • Strong communication skills
     


Why Paramount?


We could just list the numerous benefits our employees avail of every day.  However, for now we'll just leave you with how our employees feel about us:
•    92% of our employees stated they would highly recommend Paramount to a friend (Glassdoor)
•    We hold a 3.9 STAR RATING, by far the highest rating in the media sector (Seek Company Profiles)

 

Paramount embraces differences and we welcome applications from people of all backgrounds regardless of factors such as race, colour, sex, language, religion, political or other opinion, national or social origin, property or birth. These grounds also include age, nationality, marital status, disability, place of residence and sexual orientation.


We recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as Australia’s First Peoples, and the Traditional Custodians of the land where we live and work. We pay our respects to Elders, past, present and emerging, and we are proud to live in a country which is home to the world’s oldest living cultures.


We prioritise the health, safety and welfare of our people. As a result, we currently require all our employees who enter a Paramount premises to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 in alignment with our Vaccination Position. Please reach out with any questions or to discuss your personal circumstances.


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Paramount believes in creating environments that allow our primary focus to remain on providing entertainment, education and information to our millions of viewers around the world. As part of this commitment to health and safety, Paramount requires COVID-19 vaccines for current U.S. employees, including all newly hired employees, subject to applicable law. Union employees are subject to the agreement reached between the Company and the applicable Union.