August  14, 2022
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Ha-Shilth-Sa Reporter

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Ha-Shilth-Sa Reporter REF#: JG33020
Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council
Location: Port Alberni, British Columbia
Posted: July 28, 2022
Deadline: August 15, 2022
Salary: 45,000-55,000


The Nuu-Chah-Nulth Tribal Council’s Ha-Shilth-Sa Newspaper is seeking a term, full-time Reporter who can provide dedicated news coverage and the writing of stories that matter to First Nations and the general public.  This position requires a self-motivated individual with strong work ethic, and with a working knowledge of journalism in social media.  Based out of Port Alberni, Tofino, or Ucluelet, this is a term position to March 31, 2025.

Duties include:
  • Produce pieces of editorial content daily, that will involve the coverage of events, conducting interviews, photography, and doing local-first, in-depth reporting involving Nuu-chah-nulth First Nations
  • Conduct proper research required to produce content that is authentic, concise and clear
  • Work with the Editor to react quickly to breaking news
  • Develop and maintain a roster of local contacts and newsmakers
  • Increase credibility of the publication through quality, trustworthy, and ethical work


  • Post-secondary education in journalism, with a minimum of one-year of demonstrated writing experience and news gathering
  • Strong reporting and writing skills, with a flair for the narrative
  • Possess time management skills, including the ability to keep to tight deadlines
  • Able to travel throughout Nuu-chah-nulth communities, and if necessary, on weekends, and do overtime work
  • Computer literate, including knowledge of windows-based programs, InDesign and Photoshop
  • Possess a valid driver’s licence and have daily access to a reliable vehicle
  • Be willing and able to demonstrate compliance with the NTC Vaccination Policy (COVID-19)
  • Provide references and acceptable criminal record check
  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada

Competitive benefit package and salary based on qualifications and experience: yearly salary range $45,000 - $55,000.   

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Apply by August 15, 2022, by sending your cover letter (stating you found this job on Jeff Gaulin's Journalism Job Board), resume, three samples of published articles and 3 references (available to contact) to:

Attn.: Human Resource Manager
Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council
P.O. Box 1383
Port Alberni , B.C.
V9Y 7M2 , Canada

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