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Reporter/photographer

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Reporter/photographer REF#: JG31451
The Brandon Sun
Location: Brandon, Manitoba
Posted: July 12, 2021
Salary:

Description

The Brandon Sun, a daily newspaper in southwestern Manitoba, is accepting applications for a permanent, full-time reporter/photographer position in our newsroom.

We are looking for a talented writer/photographer who is able to investigate breaking news and produce compelling stories and features for both our online and print products.

Candidates should be active on social media, have proficiency in still photography, and be comfortable with multimedia reporting. This position will require occasional evening and weekend work.

Prior experience at a daily newspaper is an asset, but we will also consider relevant work experience.

The Brandon Sun is an award-winning company and is one of Canada’s leading community dailies. Our news coverage includes the City of Brandon, as well as the Westman region, which includes dozens of small and large towns, Indigenous communities and agriculturally-based municipalities. The Sun's footprint covers a population of more than 120,000 people.

Westman is home to countless festivals and popular music concerts that showcase local, national and international artists. The City of Brandon is a growing, forward-looking Prairie city of 50,000 in southwestern Manitoba with exceptional cultural diversity that offers a unique cosmopolitan experience in a rural Manitoba setting.

Brandon is also situated near Canadian Forces Base Shilo, is only an hour away from Riding Mountain National Park, and has easy highway access to Winnipeg and an air link to Calgary. 

As a member of FP Newspapers, the Brandon Sun is a sister paper to the Winnipeg Free Press. Salary is commensurate with experience, as per the Collective Bargaining Agreement. The Brandon Sun also offers a comprehensive and generous suite of benefits. 

Qualifications

  • Superior writing skills and strong news judgment.
  • Advanced photography and photo editing skills with demonstrated ability and creativity.
  • A formal degree or diploma in journalism or related experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to cover breaking news
  • Outstanding research skills, and excellent communication skills.


Please send a resumé and cover letter (stating you found this job on Jeff Gaulin's Journalism Job Board), news clippings, and photo portfolios to:   

Matt Goerzen
The Brandon Sun
501 Rosser Ave
Brandon , MB
R7A 0K4 , Canada
Tel: (204) 571-7445


E-mail: mgoerzen@brandonsun.com
Web address: http://www.brandonsun.com
 
 
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