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 candidate will 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

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 

If you think this role is for you, please prepare a covering letter and CV and apply today via seek or by emailing

Please note you must have a right to work in NZ to apply for this role. We also require applicants to be vaccinated against COVID-19.