Journalism and literature backgrounds are desirable, but more essential is a love of words, our beautiful hinterland and our locals.
Photography is also a handy skill in this position. A valid driver’s licence, access to car and camera are essential. Computer skills and social media savvy helps too.
Age is no barrier, especially if you have a friendly turn of phrase, and can put a good yarn on paper.
You need to be well presented when representing HT, and it is very part time (it may only be a story a month, or much more), exceedingly family friendly and you need to be creative and autonomous.
Does it irritate you to see an apostrophe out of place, do you know when to use there, their or they’re, and is writing something you have always wanted to do?
If you would like to help the Hinterland Times preserve our history for future generations by recording stories of local people, local events and local businesses – please email Victoria at email@example.com or call 5499 9049.