Reporter - Christchurch (Full time, Permanent position)

Star Media is seeking an up-and-coming news breaker to join its reporting team in Christchurch. Star Media is a division of Allied Press Limited, which employs over 450 people on a permanent basis across our 15 sites in the South Island.  We operate across multiple media platforms (print, on-line, digital) delivering news, information and entertainment through our various regional and city publications.

The successful applicant will have already made a mark in the industry, particularly in the local body and political area. 

You will also have:

  • Excellent writing ability
  • a high degree of initiative
  • the ability to juggle tasks and meet regular deadlines
  • a full NZ drivers licence
  • Photography, video and website skills are desirable.
  • Relevant journalism qualification (or equivalent experience) would be a distinct advantage
  • Must be vaccinated against COVID-19

What we offer

  • A great team environment and an opportunity to grow your journalism skills in a competitive atmosphere.
  • Enjoy being part of a small, dedicated team
  • Medical Insurance after 6 months

A copy of the full position description can be found below. If you would like more information please contact: Barry Clarke (Editor in Chief – Star Media) on 021 359 426 or 

Please apply by Sunday 23 January with your CV and cover letter via Seek or by emailing