Business Reporter (Permanent Position)

We have an exciting opportunity for a full-time journalist in our business department in Dunedin.

A key focus in this role will be to report on local business news, business people and business trends.

You will be an independent self-starter who is ambitious and has a thirst for news. You will also be a sound communicator who works well with people. You will need to understand and appreciate business, and have a feel for what interests both general and business readers. You will select material for the Otago Daily Times Business and Money pages.  

As well as producing content for the ODT print edition, you will have competence in multimedia storytelling, including online and video, to deliver engaging content for the web. Photography skills are also required.

Key requirements include

·      Relevant journalism qualifications

·      Written communication excellence

·      Full NZ driver’s licence

·      Photography/Video skills/qualification is also desirable.

Allied Press Limited is an independent media company which employs more than 1,100 staff and contributors across multiple South Island locations; the Group has considerable interests in Digital and Print Media, web, regional television and commercial print operations.  The Head Office based in Dunedin has an on-site workforce of approximately 250 staff. 

A copy of the full job description can be found at or by emailing

To apply please submit your cover letter and CV by 5pm, Friday, 12 August 2022 either via SEEK or to

Please note you must have the right to work in New Zealand to apply for this role. Allied Press is unable to provide sponsorship or visa support at this time.