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Reporter

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Reporter REF#: JG30761
Castanet
Location: Vernon, British Columbia
Posted: August 30, 2019
Salary:

Description

Castanet News has an immediate opening for a multimedia news reporter on our Vernon team.

The
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 Canadas 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

Qualifications

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 jon@castanet.net

Jon Manchester
Castanet
455 Lawrence Ave
Kelowna , B.C.
V1Y 6L6 , Canada
Tel: (250) 860-5050


E-mail: jon@castanet.net
 
 

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