Location: Whitehorse, Yukon
Posted: March 10, 2020
The Yukon News, a twice-weekly community newspaper known for producing probing, award-winning journalism, has an opening for a full-time multimedia journalist.
This reporter will be responsible for covering federal and territorial politics including the Yukon legislative assembly as well as other news stories.
As one of four reporters, you’d be expected to divide your time between writing news assignments and producing features for our arts, business and life sections.
Yukon News part of the Black Press, Canada’s largest private community news media company with extensive digital and newspaper properties throughout B.C., Alberta, Yukon, Washington, California and Hawaii and the Yukon.
We offer a strong benefits package.
The ideal candidate will have some experience covering politics and a proven ability to untangle political spin and produce informative stories that go beyond standard copy.
Outstanding and diverse writing abilities, specifically suited for both online and print with the ability to work well under deadline pressure are key attributes, as well as knowledge of photography, and video shooting and editing. Regular video production is a standard requirement in all Black Press newsrooms.
Advanced video and photography skills will be key attributes, along with an extensive knowledge of social media best practices.
A driver’s licence and vehicle are mandatory, and applicants must hold a formal journalism degree or diploma.
Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Applicants must be Canadian citizens or hold permanent resident status.
Please forward resume, clippings and cover letter stating you found this job on Jeff Gaulin's Journalism Board to contact below: Please cc
Andrew Holota, editorial director
Black Press Media
Black Press Media
Web address: http://www. blackpress.ca