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Multi-Media Journalist

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Multi-Media Journalist REF#: JG31887
Lakes District News
Location: Burns Lake, British Columbia
Posted: April 19, 2022
Salary: 47,000

Description

Lakes District News has an opening for a full-time, permanent Multi-Media Journalist, with a focus on a full range of news, community features, arts, culture and sports.

This is a dynamic position located in Burns Lake with far-ranging opportunity for growth for a Journalist looking for a diverse community and region to cover.

This successful candidate will join the largest multi-media news force in British Columbia. Black Press employs 185 journalists in the province, and is rapidly expanding its multimedia platforms in addition to long-standing, profitable print products.

The Multi-Media Journalist generates content for the paper’s website, the weekly print product and robust social media interaction with viewers.

Qualifications

We will select a top applicant who brings these skills and talents:
  • Superior writing for print and web.
  • A demonstrated ability in covering breaking news in an online environment.
  • Excellent skills in driving website traffic and audience engagement through multimedia news content generation, including SEO and UGC strategies.
  • Advanced knowledge of photography, and video shooting and editing. Regular video production is a standard requirement in all Black Press newsrooms.
  • The ability to adhere to deadlines and take direction while contributing original story ideas.
  • Knowledge of InDesign, Photoshop, iMovie and Canadian Press style.


The successful candidate must live in Canada and be a team player, able to multi-task and execute in a complex digital and print publishing environment.

Applicants must hold formal journalism degrees or diplomas, and broadcast training and experience are distinct assets.

A valid driver’s licence, reliable vehicle and a smartphone are mandatory.

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

Laura Blackwell, Publisher

cc your application to: 

Andrew Holota, Editorial Director Black Press Media 


Lakes District News
23 3rd ave, PO box 309
Burns Lake , BC
V0J1E0 ,


Web address: http://burnslakelakesdistrictnews.com/
 
 

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