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Cadet Journalist - The Daily Telegraph
  • Fire up your Journalism career
  • Your chance to complete a rewarding program that may result in a permanent role
  • Be part of a highly regarded team

This is a chance for someone to fire up their career with a 12-month journalism cadetship at the country’s two best newspapers – The Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph. This cadetship is a News Corp Australia initiative to identify and employ people with the ability and passion to help forge our multimedia future. It will also demand commitment, hard work and enterprise. The people who enter our workforce live and breathe news, in all its forms.

What’s the role?

  • An introduction to the range of skills needed for modern journalists
  • Those who complete the program will be in a leading position to take a permanent place in our newsrooms.
  • Cadets will spend time at The Daily Telegraph and the Sunday Telegraph.
  • The cadetship is demanding and rewarding. You will report and write for the papers and websites. Shift work including nights and weekends are to be expected.

Who are you?

  • Genuine interest in news, politics, sport and current affair is necessary
  • Experience on a regional or suburban newspaper or news website would be an advantage
  • You want to tell stories, in words, pictures, video and audio
  • You can write clearly and concisely
  • You know Twitter, Facebook and Instagram and the latest app where news is being shared
  • You have a need to be connected and you really want to report, video and write the stories of the day

Please submit links to at least three examples of your work on your CV.

What’s in it for you?

  • Collaborative environment
  • Opportunity to innovate, challenge the norm and pioneer the way forward
  • Variety of work where no two days are the same
  • Make a difference as part of Australia’s most influential media organisation

Who are we?
News Corp Australia is the nation's largest media company operating over 150 household name brands across print, digital and multimedia including The Daily Telegraph, The Sunday Telegraph, News Local, The Herald Sun and We are proud to be a central part of News Corp, a leading global network of powerful brands in news and information services, sports programming in Australia, digital real estate services, book publishing, digital education and pay-TV distribution in Australia including Fox Sports, Dow Jones, Harper Collins, and The Wall Street Journal.

Where do I sign?

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


Job Ref: AU1234GR000137
Submitted: 07-11-2018 05:30 PM

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