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Research Journalists (5-month contract)

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Research Journalists (5-month contract) REF#: JG30379
TC Media - Investment Executive
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Posted: October 9, 2018
Deadline: November 2, 2018
Salary: $16/hour

Description

Investment Executive (IE) is a national newspaper owned by TC Media that’s published 16 times a year and caters to the financial services sector. IE’s offices are located at 37 Front St. E. in Toronto.
 


IE is looking for three entry-level research journalists to conduct a series of surveys with key members of the financial services sector, contribute story ideas and write related articles for a special Report Card on a full-time basis.
 

The contract positions begin on Jan. 2, 2019 and end in mid to late June, with further freelance writing commitments throughout the summer and early autumn. Pay is $16/hour, and articles are paid for separately, at 50¢ a word. Those hired will each have a minimum of five articles published in IE.

Qualifications

Ideal applicants are recent journalism graduates with less than two years of experience, who are available and committed to fulfilling a full-time contract for six months. Candidates should be self-starters, confident, inquisitive, hard-working and very comfortable conducting thorough telephone interviews in survey format as their entire work days will be spent conducting interviews. Candidates should also demonstrate strong writing skills; as well, they must also be able to work very efficiently and under tight time constraints. Fluency in French is a significant asset, as is experience in business journalism.

Interested candidates can send their resumes along with three published writing samples and three references by Fri. Nov. 2 at 5 pm EST with a cover e-mail stating you found this job on Jeff Gaulin's Journalism Job Board.
 
We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those considered for an interview will be contacted.
 
Visit our careers web site here and send your application to: 


Pablo Fuchs
TC Media


E-mail: pfuchs@investmentexecutive.com
 
 

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