Location: Vernon, British Columbia
Posted: August 30, 2019
Castanet News has an immediate opening for a multimedia news reporter on our Vernon team.
successful applicant must be able to work independently and as a team
under the direction of the News Director. You must understand complex
local, regional and provincial issues and be able to relate them in an
easy to understand manner. You’ll be part of a team of journalists across the Okanagan at one of Western Canada’s most successful online news outlets.
You will produce written, video and radio stories of the highest quality, and be able to react quickly to changing news demands.
Duties and Responsibilities
Write a minimum of five news stories a day, at least one including video
Bring your own story ideas to the table as well as work on assigned pieces
Develop a network of local contacts and sources
Craft tightly written, informative and entertaining stories with captivating images and headlines
Condense those stories for broadcast on radio
Manage Castanet SMS as needed, edit and post local and wire stories to the site
Journalism degree or diploma from a recognized post-secondary institution or applicable career experience in journalism
Be able to work in print, radio and video settings, both on camera and editing
Be computer and social media savvy
Able to recognize a good story and develop it into compelling content
Strong knowledge of Canadian Press style
Please send applications with links to relevant examples of your work, along with a cover letter stating you found this job in Jeff Gaulinís Journalism Job Board, to email@example.com
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