Reporter - Gore (Full-time Permanent position)

Are you a reporter who’s passionate about news and hungry to telling your community’s stories?

Allied Press Limited has an exciting opportunity for an ambitious and adaptable reporter to join our Eastern South team based in Gore.

The full-time reporter's role involves working for our weekly publication The Ensign as well as for the Otago Daily Times and ODT.CO.NZ.

Ideally, you will have reporting experience or a journalism qualification, as well as a keen interest in news and story-telling, both in print and online.

You'll also be keen to break exclusives, report on community news and able to work quickly and calmly under pressure to deliver stories.

Flexible hours and alternative working arrangements may be considered for the right person.

The successful candidate will have:

·            Proven journalism skills, including the ability to take photos and shoot video.

·            An ability to establish connections within the community with a wide range of people.

·            A passion for telling their community's stories.

·            A clean driver’s licence and the ability to protect a positive, safe and inclusive workplace.

A copy of the job description can be found on our website

If you think this role is for you, please apply with a covering letter and CV by Friday, 21 January 2022 either via SEEK or by emailing

Allied Press Limited has proudly been independently owned for nearly 160 years.  Employing over 1,100 staff and contributors across its 15 South Island locations, the Group has considerable interests in Digital and Print Media, web, regional television and commercial print operations. 

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