The Wanganui Chronicle’s new position of Chief Reporter is an exciting challenge for a journalist with proven news judgment, wide reporting experience and an awareness of what grabs & engages an audience. The ability to demonstrate leadership and management skills in a busy newsroom that works flexibly across Whanganui’s most-read digital and print platforms will be essential to the role.

If this sounds like you, you will also be aware of your legal responsibilities; be confident heading up a team of reporters and have plenty of ideas to sharpen up our online and print content! Commitment and enthusiasm will be a given; as will your writing and editing abilities. We are a team; and you will need to relish being a team player.

If you have a passion for news and want to be part of New Zealand’s leading media company at the forefront of innovation in the industry, then we want to hear from you. You’ll be backed by a company fostering growth and development; succession and progression; and reward and recognition for its biggest asset - its staff.

The Chronicle is based in the historic river city noted for its outdoors lifestyle, great climate, affordable housing, sporting activities, excellent educational facilities and lively arts community, so don’t let this work/life balance opportunity pass you by! Email a cover letter and CV to: Mark Dawson, Editor, mark.dawson@wanganuichronicle.co.nzor phone 021 879540 if you would like to discuss the role further.

Closing date: Friday, June 9, 2017


Applicants for this position must have NZ residency or a valid NZ work permit