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Executive Producer - The Informer

  • Location: Melbourne VIC
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Arts & Culture
  • Time Required

    Approximately 8 hours per week.

  • Suitable for
    • People with disability
    • Skilled Volunteers
  • Type of work
    • Marketing, Media & Communications
    • Writing & Editing

JOY 94.9 is looking for passionate newshounds to produce our award-winning weekly current affairs show The Informer. It's Australia's only national current affairs show for the LGBTIQA+ community.

We're looking for a volunteer Executive Producer who can lead a team of reporters, correspondents and contributors to produce a high quality weekly program. The show runs in a one hour format on JOY 94.9 on Thursdays and a condensed national version on Wednesdays across the country on the Community Radio Network.

It's a great opportunity for someone with journalism and audio experience to build their skills, lead and inspire others while telling the great stories from the LGBTIQA+ community. All are welcome to apply as long as you are passionate about making a more inclusive Australia.

Key Responsibilities

  • Working with the Program Director and Content Coordinator to create a production schedule and direction for the show
  • Working with the Assistant Producer(s) for The Informer to build and work with a team of volunteer radio producers to create a weekly, one-hour current affairs radio program focussing on LGBTIQA+ issues
  • Managing relationships with key stakeholders, including experts and public figures who may be called on for comment
  • Providing media/journalism training and direction to volunteers
  • Expanding the station’s current affairs programming with special projects, such as deep dives on issues of relevance to the LGBTI+ communities
  • Providing statistical and other reports to team manager as required

Key Selection Criteria

  • Demonstrated community media experience, with particular knowledge of LGBTIQA+ current affairs issues
  • High level of engagement in LGBTIQA+ communities’ activities and conversations
  • Empathy, sensitivity and understanding of LGBTIQA+ communities
  • Passionate about building a more inclusive Australia
  • Excellent planning and time management skills
  • Intermediate skills and experience using Adobe Audition or Hindenburg Journalist is highly regarded.

Application Process

Click apply - include your CV and a cover letter addressing the Key Selection Criteria above.


You can not apply for this role as it is no longer available.