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General News Reporter

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General News Reporter REF#: JG31146
Turtle Island News Publications
Location: Ohsweken Six Nations, Ontario
Posted: October 16, 2020
Salary: Negotiable

Description

Turtle Island News is Canada's premiere Indigenous newspaper based on the Six Nations Reserve, in southern Ontario, the largest Indigenous community in Canada with both a print edition and website seeking a general news reporter.
 
We're looking for a team player with a passion for journalism and interest in seeking out news, with the ability to present news on multiple platforms including our website and social media sites. 

Qualifications

  • Journalism degree or diploma required. 
  • Ability to generate ideas and create compelling stories (news, entertainment, sports) and photos
  • Experience in copyediting and  photography and must own, own DSLR camera.
  • Ability to write clean, concise copy; meet deadlines in a fast-paced work environment; work flexible hours.
  • Must have own vehicle and valid driver's license.
  • Job is located at Six Nations of the Grand River between Brantford and Hamilton Ontario. Must be willing to relocate if necessary.
  • Must be able to collect and analyze information about newsworthy events to write news stories for publication or broadcast: Receives assignment or evaluates news leads and news tips to develop story idea. Gathers and verifies factual information regarding story through interview, observation, and research. Organizes material, determines slant or emphasis, and writes story according to prescribed editorial style and format standards. Must be able to monitor police and fire department radio communications to obtain story leads. Must be able to take photographs or shoot video to illustrate stories. May edit, or assist in editing, videos for broadcast. May give live reports from site of event or mobile broadcast unit.
  • Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. 


Must be able to work days, nights or weekends.

Position available immediately.

E-mail cover letter stating you found this job on Jeff Gaulin's Journalism Board, resume and samples of your work to:


Linda Powless, Publisher/Editor
Turtle Island News Publications
1594 Chiefswood Road
Ohsweken Six Nations , Ontario


E-mail: news@theturtleislandnews.com
Web address: http://theturtleislandnews.com
 
 

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