Reporter - Christchurch (Full time, Permanent position)

Star Media is a division of Allied Press Limited, based in Christchurch, this full-time permanent role reporting to the Editor, the main purpose of the position is to news.  The ability to write sports stories would be an advantage.

Some of the key accountabilities include:

  • Providing accurate hyper-local articles relevant to the newspaper’s coverage area.
  • Building and maintaining relationships with key people and organisations.

We are looking for a journalist with at least one year’s experience, or a recent graduate who has shown exceptional promise.

You will also:

  • Be able to produce high quality video and photographic content
  • Be positive, hardworking and energetic.
  • Be a strong team player
  • Be able to work in a fast paced environment
  • Have strong organisational and time management skills
  • Ideally have experience writing in shorthand.

What we offer:

  • We can offer you a great team environment and an opportunity to grow your journalism skills in a competitive atmosphere.
  • Full-time permanent position in an established business.  Enjoy being part of a small, dedicated team.

A copy of the job description can be found below.

If you think this role is for you, please prepare a covering letter and CV email or apply via seek.

The position will be filled when the successful candidate is found.

Informal inquiries about the role are welcome and should be directed to

Please note you must have the right to work in New Zealand to apply for this role. Allied Press does not accept unsolicited agency resumes