The Brandon Sun
Location: Brandon, Manitoba
Posted: May 25, 2018
The Brandon Sun has an immediate opening for a reporter/photographer in our sports department.
We are looking for a talented writer who has a passion for sports, and who is able to find and produce compelling stories and features for our newspaper and online products.
Brandon is a growing, forward-looking Prairie city of 50,000 in southwestern Manitoba, with hot summers and exceptional cultural diversity. We have easy highway access to Winnipeg and a daily air link to Calgary.
Qualified candidates will already be active on social media, have proficiency in shooting video and/or still photography when called upon to do so, and generally be comfortable with multimedia reporting.
Other qualifications include:
- Superior sports writing and strong news judgment
- A variety of sports knowledge and/or experience
- A degree or diploma in journalism or related experience
- Prior daily newspaper experience is an asset
- Willingness to adapt to new trends in online reporting
- Layout and design skills with QuarkXPress or equivalent is a must
We expect all applicants to have a valid driver's licence and own a reliable vehicle. This position requires evening and weekend work.
Salary is commensurate with experience, as per the Collective Bargaining Agreement. The Brandon Sun also offers a comprehensive and generous suite of benefits.
Please send your resume and cover letter - stating you found this job on Jeff Gaulin's Journalism Job Board - to:
Matt Goerzen — Managing editor
The Brandon Sun
501 Rosser Ave.
Tel: (204) 571-7445