The Australian recruiting for national education correspondent
News Corp Australia broadsheet The Australian is recruiting for a national education correspondent, based in Surry Hills, Sydney. The person will be the paper’s lead in covering Australia’s education sector, with the coverage including daily news and in-depth investigative pieces. The position will also be an opportunity to build and develop contacts within the academe and other education stakeholders. The ideal candidate must be a journalist with several years’ experience reporting in the education sector, including pursuing possible breaking news materials. They should possess strong reporting and interview skills, capable content production within close deadlines, and a developed list of academic contacts. In-depth knowledge of the Australian private/public education system and related issues with government funding and policy are highly recommended.