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Senior Writers

Job No: NOVA49182
Location: Sydney


At NOVA Entertainment we create content that is loved and shared by audiences wherever they are across our radio and digital brands including Novafm, smoothfm, FIVEaa, Star 104.5, & Together these brands reach 9 million consumers each week across all age brackets.

No two days at work will be the same at NOVA Entertainment. Our fun and dynamic environment means our employees are constantly surrounded with unique experiences as well as inspirational and influential people.


Do you have an opinion? This is a rare opportunity to lead an important content arm of a new digital platform. You’ll target an 18-35 year old audience with intelligent, entertaining, thought-provoking pieces that will inform and progress the national conversation. You’ll have a knack for recognising emerging trends and use it to write the content our audience wants before they know they want it.

With multiple positions on offer, you will be a specialist in writing and creating innovative content within pillars that focus in on entertainment, lifestyle or news and politics. As a core member of the editorial team, you will dive into assigned stories as readily as you set your own agenda. You will analyse and optimise your content using real time analytics to drive success and learn, and bring thought provoking opinions and angles to every story.


We are looking for someone with extensive experience writing for digital media brands, with a professional background in entertainment, lifestyle or news and politics. Our SuperNOVA has a strong passion for, and awareness of, the latest news and trends in the Australian popular culture news cycle.

You’ll get bonus points for:

  • Communications/Journalism degree or equivalent
  • Proven understanding of online analytics and metrics
  • Ability to recognise audience trends and tailor your content accordingly
  • Experience in writing commercially driven content
  • Start-up mentality of experimenting with content


  • A fun and vibrant workplace culture with the genuine prospects of internal promotions, lateral moves and secondments.
  • An additional day of leave each year on your work anniversary and bonus week of leave at 3 and 6 years of service.
  • Friday drinks and treats at the bar, 8 radio survey celebrations each year and lots of workplace social events including an annual station-wide Amazing Race day, and access to some of the most exclusive Nova’s Red Room events.

Sound like the role for you? Apply now!

We’d love to see your writing style, with your CV please also include 2 written pieces which reflect your passion for your preferred topic (entertainment, lifestyle or news and politics).


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