Live for Sport? Here’s your chance to work for Sport too…this role works to ensure that NZME’s sports outlets – Radio Sport, the digital platforms and print – reach the widest possible audience through outstanding commissioning of content and management of people.

This involves overseeing radio bulletins, the digital platforms and where required, print editions. You’ll make choices, develop ideas and commission news and features that set the agenda and make the NZME brands and platforms the natural home for sports enthusiasts and news audiences with a interest in sporting events and developments.

There are twoSports News Directorshifts each day; early and late and to be successful in these roles we need Sports enthusiasts with demonstrated experience in a newsroom leadership role and sound knowledge of the processes & tools required to produce content for radio, digital channels (including video) & print. You’ll also need a deep understanding of the audience, and how to use Insight research and analytics to continually refine this understanding in order to produce more targeted content. And you be an expert when it comes to knowledge of sport.

In return we offer a culture second to none, an opportunity to work alongside the best in the business in an environment that fosters reward & recognition and growth & development. We tell it like it is, challenge the status quo, dare to try and want some fun along the way.

And we’re based in purpose built state of the art offices in central Auckland. So be first off the mark and apply now to: trevor.mckewen@nzherald.co.nz


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