May  26, 2017
  New Media





Features/Assistant Editor and News Reporter

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Features/Assistant Editor and News Reporter REF#: JG27616
Pique Newsmagazine (Glacier Media)
Location: Whistler, British Columbia
Posted: May 4, 2017
Deadline: May 26, 2017


Pique Newsmagazine has a rare opportunity for you — a talented, committed journalist — to cover world-class news as reporter and assistant editor, and work as a features editor in North America’s premier mountain resort.
Located in the mountain resort town of Whistler, British Columbia, Pique Newsmagazine is the unequivocal leader in reporting, interpreting and understanding the culture of the Coast Mountains and what it means to those who live, work and play in Whistler. Established in 1994, Pique's success is derived from hard work, quality design, insightful editorial and an impressive list of regular advertisers. Our readers are informed, enlightened and entertained, and our advertisers receive the exposure and the results they expect. It is part of Glacier Media, one of Western Canada’s leading community media publishers, with more than 75 weekly, bi-weekly and daily community newspapers. Pique has been chosen by both the BCYCNA and News Media Canada as the top newspaper in its circulation category again for 2017. 


You are passionate about news, you know what makes a compelling local story and how to craft it and present it, you have a proven track record of self-generating story ideas and demonstrable skill in managing other writers. You are a positive ambassador for your team and for your profession. You seek to engage and inform your community in whatever platform they want to use — print, online or mobile — and are an enthusiastic participant in social media. You also know the mechanics of newspaper layout and can drive InDesign and Photoshop skillfully and efficiently. Ideally you also have at least two years’ experience at the community media level as an assistant/acting editor, or four years covering news and writing features, but if everything we’ve asked for here applies to you except this, don’t let that stop you from applying.

To apply, send your resume, clippings demonstrating your ability as a writer, editor and in editorial layout AND, in lieu of a cover letter, a column (maximum 450 words) making the case for why we should hire you, by 4 p.m. on Friday, May 26, 2017 to:

Clare Ogilvie
Pique Newsmagazine
#103-1390 Alpha Lake Road
Whistler , B.C.
V0N 1B1 , Canada

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