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News Reporter

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News Reporter REF#: JG27632
Castanet Media Ltd.
Location: Penticton, British Columbia
Posted: May 17, 2017
Salary:

Description

Castanet has an immediate opening for a full-time reporter in Penticton.

We're seeking an energetic, talented journalist with experience in news and feature writing, photography, website management and video production and editing. 

Do you have a nose for news, sense of urgency, skill with a camera and great writing ability? We’re the Okanagan and BC Interior’s 24/7 source for news and information with an audience of more than 400,000 unique visitors a week and 8 million page views. 

News Reporter

We’re looking for motivated, self-starting individuals able to produce concise, must-read stories with quality photographs and captivating headlines. You can shoot video consistently and quickly with a minimum of supervision. 

Qualifications

  • Ability to produce at least five tightly written, informative stories a day
  • Comfortable reporting in both video and print formats
  • Experience in video editing, on-camera work as well as shooting
  • Experience with website content management systems
  • Connected to the community with a knowledge of current issues and a network of contacts
  • Able to develop own leads and story ideas on a daily basis
  • Excellent writing ability and photography skills, strong knowledge of CP style
  • Must be social media and computer savvy
  • Valid driver's licence and vehicle
  • Availability to work when news happens, both in the office and remotely with a team of journalists throughout the Okanagan
  • A journalism degree or diploma (or equivalent experience) is preferred although not necessary.


Please submit a resume and relevant clippings/portfolio to Director of Content, Jon Manchester at jon@castanet.net

Only candidates considered for the position will be contacted. No phone calls, please.


Jon Manchester
Castanet Media Ltd.


E-mail: jon@castanet.net
 
 

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