About Nine
Nine’s strategy is to create great content, distribute it broadly and engage audiences and advertisers. We are Australia’s largest locally owned media company – the home of Australia’s most trusted and loved brands spanning News, Sport, Lifestyle, and Entertainment, we pride ourselves on creating the best content, accessed by consumers when and how they want.

Nine’s assets include the Nine Network, major mastheads such as The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age and Australian Financial Review, radio stations 2GB, 3AW, 4BC and 6PR, digital properties such as nine.com.au, 9Now, 9Honey, Pedestrian.TV, subscription video platform Stan and a majority investments in Domain Group and CarAdvice.

Job Description

The Segment Producer is responsible for the gathering, filming, scripting, production and editing of stories for the Today Extra. Key to this role is producing segments and bulletins for on air, produce segments in the field and write and produce rundowns in line with direction and guidelines of Supervising Producer.

As a segment producer within the Today team the employee has a responsibility to produce content that could be scheduled within Today/ Weekend Today or Today Extra.

Editorial duties

Identifying stories and talent – ensuring a high level of editorial content is delivered in line with brief/guidelines from Executive Producer.
Preparing supers, production and scripts for the following day.
Liaising with Supervising Producer and Unit Manager re cost of stories/talent, also ensuring resources used are within budget guidelines.
Develop strong relationships with key roles in the business to ensure smooth and efficient production of stories.
Stories and projects are to be delivered at a high quality and on time.
Work closely with segment producers to ensure segments have enough production, information and represent the original intent
Work closely with the team to forward plan for future programs to ensure there are enough stories for the following day and future programs are efficiently produced

Other duties

This role requires shift work
Other duties and projects as required.

Essential experience & skills

Sound experience in journalism
Bachelor Degree a minimum
Experience working in News and Current Affairs and ability to make sound decisions
Knowledge and application of relevant fair dealing laws
Understanding of Media environment

Desirable experience & skills

Must be detailed oriented, and should strive for accuracy in every element of their work.
Must have excellent general knowledge
Should have a wide range of interests
Should be actively developing contacts that can assist with stories.

The deadline for applications will close on 31st December, Interviews will commence early January!

Additional Information

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.

Disclaimer: We do not accept unsolicited agency resumes and are not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes