Become a JOY News Reader!


Start your career in journalism and current affairs!

JOY is currently looking for passionate volunteers with journalism experience, to join our News Team to deliver professional, informative, impartial and accurate news and sports bulletins live (or pre-recorded) on JOY 94.9.

This is a 3+ hours per week volunteer position based at JOY’s office at the Victorian Pride Centre.

Key Responsibilities include

  • Editing and presenting informative, impartial, accurate and interesting news and sports
  • Presenting live, 3-5 minute bulletins hourly, with short news updates at 30 past each hour
    • Live News Bulletins are presented at the following times:

    • JOY Breakfast – Weekdays 7am-9am
    • JOY Drive – Weekdays 4pm – 6pm
    • Saturday Mornings – 8am – 12pm
    • Saturday Afternoons – 5pm – 6pm
    • Sunday Mornings – 9am – 11am
    • Sunday – 5pm – 6pm
  •  Understand and comply with broadcast media law and industry codes of conduct
  • Research, write, edit and present radio news stories, both live and pre-recorded
  • Liaise with the head of JOY News as well as other news readers to ensure consistency in all
    news bulletins
  • Utilise JOYs News Style Guide

Read the full position description here: JOY News Reader – PD 2022

Please submit your CV and Cover Letter to gary.wilson@joy.org.au

Please also submit any supporting materials that may improve your application (Including recorded news bulletins, written articles, etc). Applications will be taken on a rolling basis.