News Corp Australia

Federal Political Reporter, News Corp Australia

澳洲, Canberra


Outstanding opportunity for a News Reporter to join Australia's largest media organisation. Work for NewsCorp's breaking Newswire service providing valuable content for all mastheads, and the Australian as well as external clients.

This role will work within our existing team to cover political news out of Canberra. This is a full time, permanent position based out of News Corp office in Parliament House.

Key Responsibilities
  • Pitch and generate original news stories and ideas
  • Break political news stories
  • Maintain an accurate and up to date calendar
  • File engaging copy to strict deadlines 
  • Develop and maintain good relationships with key political players
  • Liaise with CoS (Politics) on daily coverage, planning and key events
  • Respond to breaking news events outside of rostered hours when required
Who are you?
  • At least two years of journalism / newsroom experience, preferably in political reporting
  • Ability to cut through spin and get to the heart of issues in an engaging way for readers
  • Previous experience covering breaking news
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Capable of multitasking and working under strict deadlines
  • Team player with strong communication skills
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Able to simplify complex topics for a broad audience
  • Flexibility around working day and hours
News Benefits

News Benefits is our way of saying thank you to our people for their valued contribution to News, our audiences, clients and communities. Thanking them for the great things they do daily, for the greater good of Australia.

Our benefits include:
  • Exclusively ours - Access to publications and products from across the News Corp family
  • Health & wellbeing - Advice, support and facilities for healthy minds and bodies (including an onsite gym at our Adelaide, Brisbane & Sydney offices) 
  • Time off - News offers a range of leave options to support your personal needs and moments that matter in life: Parental leave, Birthday leave, Volunteer leave, Career break and Compassionate leave.
  • Helping you grow - Development opportunities (including diversity and inclusion - focused education series) and recognition
  • Financial wellbeing - Support on making the most of your money
  • Perks & discounts - Exclusive offers across a range of products and services
  • Giving back - Make a difference to our communities.
  • Workplace Inclusion and facilities - Engage with your passions through various employee-resource groups and accessibility to multi-faith quiet rooms & parents’ rooms
Who are we?
We are proud to be Australia’s most impactful media group, we’re even prouder of what we stand for. Together, we inform, advocate and inspire all Australians, for a better Australia.

With over 150 brands across news, sport and lifestyle, News Corp Australia is trusted by over 18 million Australians a month to provide the information and inspiration they seek.
Renowned for world-class journalism and marketing services nationally and internationally, we offer a fast-paced environment that encourages individuals to take control of their future and challenge themselves in ever-changing fields.

What’s next?

Apply now or for more information on careers at News Corp Australia visit

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion We know that diversity strengthens our teams and newsrooms as we seek to tell stories that represent the diverse communities of Australia that we serve. Our people make us unique and we all have a story. We encourage people of all ages, backgrounds, races, cultures, religions, sexual orientations, abilities and gender identities to apply. Inclusion is important to us and we want everyone at News to bring their whole-selves to work. If you require any accommodations or adjustments throughout the recruitment process, or would like to outline which pronouns you prefer, please feel free to let us know.

If you require any accommodations or adjustments throughout the recruitment process, please feel free to let us know. For more information regarding Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at NewsCorp Australia please visit under the DEI section.



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