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Multi-media journalist

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Multi-media journalist REF#: JG30741
Postmedia Network Inc.
Location: Calgary, Alberta
Posted: August 13, 2019
Salary: Based on experience

Description

Postmedia Network Inc. is seeking a multimedia journalist for a full-time, one-year contract. Based in our Calgary newsroom, the successful candidate will help drive news coverage at our Alberta weekly community newspapers.
 
The successful candidate must be community-minded with a focus on producing local news and sports, as well as compelling feature stories. Excellent reporting and writing skills are required, as well as the ability to thrive under pressure in a fast-paced multimedia news environment. 
 
Occasional travel to community titles is possible; applicants must have a valid driver’s licence.
 
Key responsibilities include:
  • Write and edit a wide variety of stories for print and online
  • Maintain websites and social media platforms
  • Generate interesting story/feature ideas

Qualifications

  • Candidates should have a journalism degree or diploma
  • Experience at a news organization in a deadline-oriented reporting/writing role
  • Fluency in digital platforms, multimedia journalism and social media
  • Layout experience with Adobe InDesign is considered an asset
  • Ability to work quickly and independently, meet multiple deadlines, and make efficient decisions


Interested candidates should send resume, clippings and a cover letter - stating you found this job on Jeff Gaulin's Journalism Job Board - to:

Postmedia Network Inc.


E-mail: careers@postmedia.com
 
 

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