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Supervising Producer


Pyrmont, NSW, AU, 2009


Paramount is a global media & entertainment organisation with some of the best known and loved brands in the world. Employing over 1,700 people locally, and a further 25,000+ globally, we deliver premium content through multiple platforms for the young (and the young at heart of course!).


We pride ourselves on creating content that gets people talking. What’s more, you’ll find all these great shows (and more) on our free-to-air channels (10, 10 Peach, 10 Shake, 10 Bold), subscription channels (MTV, Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., Comedy Central), our digital platform 10 Play and our new subscription video on demand service Paramount+.  






This is what you’ll do as a Supervising Producer:


You’ll be a senior member of our editorial team and have the newsroom experience to step into most roles as required. The role is responsible for story writing and producing, control room and lineup competency with multitasking abilities that will help ensure 10 News First productions go to air accurately and smoothly.


Functions will also include: 


  • Help oversee the day-to-day requirements of news productions

  • Lead a news team, backing up the Executive Producer as required

  • Actively contributing to editorial decisions, finding and pitching stories that are relevant to our viewers

  • Producing a dynamic bulletin, including story development, script approvals, graphics and animations from inception of ideas to on-air

  • Manage time pressures and be able to meet multiple daily deadlines

  • Give guidance and feedback to other staff



What are we looking for in a Supervising Producer? What’s important?  


  • You are a news junky, across the issues that are important to our audience

  • Senior level of newsroom experience

  • Degree or college education in Journalism or Communications preferred

  • Strong communication and writing skills

  • Attention to detail

  • Ability to work under pressure and to multiple deadlines

  • Control room and Line-Up experience

  • Experience managing and directing news staff

  • Availability to work weekends and early/late shifts


Why Paramount?


We could just list the numerous benefits our employees avail of every day.  However, for now we'll just leave you with how our employees feel about us:

  • 92% of our employees stated they would highly recommend Paramount to a friend (Glassdoor)

  • We hold a 3.9 STAR RATING, by far the highest rating in the media sector (Seek Company Profiles)


Paramount embraces differences and we welcome applications from people of all backgrounds regardless of factors such as race, colour, sex, language, religion, political or other opinion, national or social origin, property or birth. These grounds also include age, nationality, marital status, disability, place of residence and sexual orientation.


We recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as Australia’s First Peoples, and the Traditional Custodians of the land where we live and work. We pay our respects to Elders, past, present and emerging, and we are proud to live in a country which is home to the world’s oldest living cultures.


We prioritise the health, safety and welfare of our people. As a result, we currently require all our employees who enter a Paramount premises to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 in alignment with our Vaccination Position. Please reach out with any questions or to discuss your personal circumstances.


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At 10 Paramount, there is no such thing as the 'perfect candidate’  

Seeing responsibilities and competencies laid out on paper can be confronting. At this stage of the recruitment process, sometimes imposter syndrome can creep in and mess with our confidence.  

Please know that we list these items to give you an opportunity to show us your potential and how you can grow and transform with us. Your ability to demonstrate that you have the real potential to develop the required capabilities, knowledge, and experience to perform in this role is what we would like to hear from you. Where possible, you should support your claims with specific examples of what you have done, and how you did it. 


Paramount believes in creating environments that allow our primary focus to remain on providing entertainment, education and information to our millions of viewers around the world. As part of this commitment to health and safety, Paramount requires COVID-19 vaccines for current U.S. employees, including all newly hired employees, subject to applicable law. Union employees are subject to the agreement reached between the Company and the applicable Union.