If you have yourfinger on the pulse of what audiences are looking for across print, digital andradio and have experience with leading teams in a high-performing newsroom,here’s an opportunity for you.We need a drivenand dynamic Deputy Head of News for a parental leave cover.Our Deputy Headsof News drive the daily news content from start to finish, displaying sharpnews judgement and the highest journalistic standards, fostering brilliantideas and seeing them through to smooth and successful execution.In this roleyou’ll often act as Content Chief – the daily or nightly leader of ournationwide news team, making editorial decisions across our award-winningplatforms. From our industry-leading online network and our lively broadcastnews operation to the respected New Zealand Herald print edition, our complexnewsroom machine will run seamlessly under your management. You’ll beskilled at thinking laterally and creatively, managing multiple tasks anddeadlines, and guiding a team who are the best in the business. This is an opportunity to work in the best newsroom in the country; a place where you can build on your career. Apply now and showcase your brilliance by submitting your CV and cover letter.This is a fixed term contract covering parental leave. Applicants must have eligibility to work in New Zealand.