Gadigal Information Service Aboriginal Corporation (GIS) is a not-for profit organisation based in Redfern. GIS is a leading Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander media and arts organisation and home to Koori Radio 93.7FM, Yabun Festival, Klub Koori, Kameygal Recording Studio and the YBD (Young, Black & Deadly) youth mentorship program.
Our projects promote an understanding and appreciation of our cultures both locally and nationally. Please check out our current employment opportunitIes (listed below) and if you want to keep up on what is happening at GIS be sure to join our monthly newsletter!
Koori Radio 93.7FM are currently seeking an intern to gain experience in media and communications, journalism and broadcasting with one of our flagship programs.
Please note that the role is an unpaid training position over a twelve month period (during semesters).
Candidates will be given the opportunity to learn and develop their skills in line with their educational background. The following opportunity is available:
Making Tracks Co-Host/Producer
This position is responsible for co-hosting and co-producing the Making Tracks Show. The Making Tracks Show broadcasts from Monday to Thursday 3pm to 6pm and Fridays, 3pm to 4pm.
The Making Tracks Program is an informative high quality program, covering Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander arts and culture and is a light entertainment program.
The candidate will be required to be on-air co-hosting for a minimum of 1 hour per day (Mon to Fri) (may increase depending on the schedule of the candidate). The co-producing hours are flexible to meet your schedule, however the working hours must be between 1pm to 6pm. You will be required to commit to a minimum of 1 hour co-producing per day (Mon to Fri).
To be selected for any of the above Internship Positions you will be able to demonstrate the following:
Qualification in Media and Communications, and/or Journalism or working towards
Ability to identify and source content for programs
Research local and national news and current affairs facing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and communities
Adequate understanding and appreciation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures
Ability to work in a team and individually
Keen to learn
A can-do attitude
As a candidate you will benefit by:
Developing your experience by learning the ropes from radio broadcasting professionals
Offering value and creativity to the team
Training in the use of software, studio operations and production
Professional growth while still at university. Bridging the gap between education and landing a great job
Briefed and experience on editorial policies and code and ethics of broadcasting
Working in a relaxed yet professional working environment
Building networks within the industry
If you are interested in an Internship, please email Jodie Choolburra at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (02) 9384 4000.
All applications will need to submit a cover letter identifying your skills, knowledge and interest in the position (no longer then two pages), and attach a current resume.