May  26, 2017
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Editor REF#: JG27622
The Vermilion Standard
Location: Vermillion, Alberta
Posted: May 10, 2017
Deadline: June 7, 2017


Editor, Vermilion Alberta

Full time, Permanent

Competition Number WCC-17-27 

The Vermilion Standard, a division of Postmedia Network Inc., is looking for an editor to guide daily coverage in this busy centre in northern Alberta. 

The successful candidate must be community-minded with a focus on producing local news, compelling feature stories and eye-catching photography for the paper’s digital products and print editions. The successful applicant will be a proven leader with the ability to balance multiple tasks in a busy newsroom.  Applicants must hold a valid driver’s licence, as well as their own vehicle. 

Key responsibilities include:
  • Setting the news agenda, assigning stories and photos
  • Generating interesting story/feature ideas as well as shoot still photos.
  • Engaging in energetic use of social media
  • Editing local news, columns and letters to the editor
  • Writing editorials and columns for the paper's opinion section


  • Candidates should have a journalism degree or diploma
  • Candidates must own a DSLR camera.
  • Candidates should have previous experience leading a team in a newsroom
  • Layout experience with Adobe InDesign is considered an essential asset
  • Experience and knowledge of social media is an asset. 

Interested applicants are invited to submit their resume with cover letter in one PDF file, quoting competition number WCC-17-27, to:  

Closing Date: May 19th, 2017 

We thank in advance all applicants for their interest. Only those candidates under consideration will be contacted. No phone calls or agencies please.


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