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Multi-Media Journalist

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Multi-Media Journalist REF#: JG30669
Campbell River Mirror
Location: Campbell River, British Columbia
Posted: June 3, 2019
Deadline: July 6, 2019
Salary:

Description

The Campbell River Mirror is looking for a mulit-media reporter that’s creative, courageous and resourceful. You can weather a storm of controversy but also feel for a family in distress.
 
You’re comfortable with the tools of multi-media reporting: a digital recorder, a DSLR camera, video editing software, social media, the Internet, desktop publishing and, yes, a pen and a notepad! But the best tool you have is your ability to get to the heart of a story.
 
Working in Campbell River means living the coveted Vancouver Island lifestyle. Drive to work along beautiful coastal vistas backed by snowcapped mountains. Finish your exhilarating day at work by mountain biking in tall, green forests, canoeing sparkling lakes, kayaking deep, blue seas, or fishing world-class rivers. Live in a modern, friendly community where people care about each other and where environment is not just the adjacent wildernesses of Strathcona Park, the northern Gulf Islands and the wild West Coast, it’s also clean neighbourhoods, community parks, and refreshing greenways. Campbell River is a place to live the good life with topnotch athletic facilities and a lively cultural scene. For the growing family we have inventive playgrounds for the kids, first rate schools, expansive cultural organizations offering music, dance, theatre, art and lots and lots of sports.

Qualifications

The Campbell River Mirror is driven by a digital-first mandate, which maintains a local focus on people, events and issues in the city. The successful candidate will have:
 
  • Outstanding writing skills for print and web.
  • A demonstrated ability in covering breaking news in an online environment.
  • Excellent skills in driving website traffic and audience engagement through superior multimedia news content generation, including SEO and UGC strategies.
  • Advanced knowledge of photography, and video shooting and editing. Regular video production is a standard requirement in all Black Press newsrooms.
  • The ability to adhere to deadlines and take direction while contributing original story ideas.
  • Knowledge of InDesign, Photoshop, iMovie and Canadian Press style.
 
The successful candidate must be a team player, able to multitask and execute in a complex digital and print publishing environment.
Applicants must hold formal journalism degrees or diplomas, and broadcast training and experience are distinct assets.
A valid driver’s license, reliable vehicle and a smartphone are mandatory.
 
Black Press is Canada’s largest private community news media company with extensive digital and newspaper properties throughout B.C., Alberta, Washington, California, Alaska and Hawaii. We offer a competitive salary and benefits packages.
 
Please forward your resume and cover letter stating you found this job on Jeff Gaulin's Journalism Board and resume to: editor@campbellrivermirror.com
 




Alistair Taylor
Campbell River Mirror
104 - 250 Dogwood St.
Campbell River , B.C.
V9W 2X9 , Canada
Tel: (250) 287-9227


E-mail: editor@campbellrivermirror.com
Web address: http://www.campbellrivermirror.com
 
 

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