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Sport Editor


Pyrmont, NSW, AU, 2009


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 a Sport Editor: 


The Sport Editor is responsible for managing the sports departments nationally and driving results for 10News First as well as managing a high performing sports news team across the country.


Functions will also include: 


  • Building on ratings results across the network with a key focus on the sports breaks.

  • Increasing online views of 10News First content

  • Prioritising and selecting newsworthy stories for each bulletin

  • Ensuring bulletins maintain live content and demonstrates a high level of creativity adding value to the bulletin

  • Maximising product across all social and digital platforms - creating and execute special programming for online platforms.

  • Managing strong relationships with journalists, producers, studio, editing and operational staff

  • Taking care of sports rosters, sports record lists, management, performance reviews and all other aspects of running the sports news teams.

  • Producing the Sydney bulletin.


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


  • Demonstrated experience as a sports producer and/or editor

  • Confident leadership skills, ability to make tough decisions when required with care and authority

  • Positive energy and genuine interest in producing great work

  • Someone who is digitally savvy

  • A genuine love of sport



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.



At Paramount, there is no such thing as the 'perfect candidate’. 


Seeing responsibilities and competencies laid out on paper can be confronting, sometimes imposter syndrome can creep in and mess with your confidence.  Please know that we list items to give you an opportunity to show us your potential and how you can grow and transform with us. Your ability to demonstrate that you can develop the required capabilities for this role is why we would really like to hear from you.  


However you identify and whatever your background may be, please apply if this is a role that would make you excited to come to work every day.



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.