Chief Reporter

    January 09,2019
    Permanent – full-time
    Closing: January 21,2019
    Southland / Gore
    Advertising, arts & media

    The Ensign is an Allied Press Ltd community newspaper published twice a week and delivered to 12,000 homes in Eastern Southland, Northern Southland and West Otago. The Ensign is looking for a chief reporter to lead a small and busy team in Gore.

    The successful applicant will be an experienced journalist with proven writing, organisational and leadership skills. They will be resourceful, ef?cient and able to work under tight deadlines.
    They will be based in our Gore of?ce but will cover a variety of community news across the district. Ad feature writing will also be required. Strong photography skills are necessary, and video and website skills are desirable. A full driver’s licence is essential. Some evening and weekend work will be required.

    If you are ready for the next step in your career, please send your CV with a covering letter to

    Informal inquiries about the role are welcome and should be directed to Bruce Quirey, Allied Press Communities Editor (

    Applications close on Monday 21 January 2019.

    Please note that you must have the right to live and work in New Zealand to apply for this role.