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Editor

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Editor REF#: JG33075
BurlingtonMatters.com (Village Media)
Location: Burlington, Ontario
Posted: September 14, 2022
Salary:

Description

Do you have a strong background in journalism and want to take your career to the next level? 

BurlingtonMatters.com, a part of the dynamic Village Media network, is searching for a talented and motivated Editor to fill a full-time position in Burlington, Ontario for our rapidly growing local news and information website. 

Who You Are
You are a thinker, an innovator and a collaborative leader. You have excellent news judgment and thrive in a fast-paced environment. You want to try new things. You are passionate about technology. You are driven to keep your readers informed and connected to one another by practicing service journalism. You are committed to understanding the community you serve and the issues it faces, and to guiding your newsroom to confront those issues through a solutions journalism approach.

Qualifications

Your Skills are Learned and Earned
Your commitment to fairness, accuracy, transparency and impeccable journalism ethics comes from education and real world experience. To start, you have a bachelor’s degree or diploma in Journalism, or a related field. You have at least 5 years of experience in a newsroom setting. You have exceptional writing and editing skills and a thorough knowledge of CP style. You will have the ability to build strong relationships with those inside our Village and within the communities we serve. Familiarity with the Burlington, Ontario area will be considered a strong asset. 

Your Responsibilities
  • Lead an editorial team in Burlington, Ontario;
  • Guide and develop a skilled team of writers and editors;
  • Ensure all content is impeccable and exercise excellent editorial judgment;
  • Demonstrate comprehensive community coverage.

You will need to have a valid driver’s license, reliable vehicle and a good driving record. The successful candidate must live in or near Burlington, Ontario.


To apply, please submit a cover letter (stating you found this job on Gaulin Media) and resume, along with relevant samples of your work.  Applications for all current openings must be submitted through the Village Media Portal.


About Village Media

Village Media is where local news lives—and thrives. An ever-expanding network of community journalism websites, we cover the stories that matter most: the ones right in our backyards. A champion of hyperlocal news and information, Village Media publishes its articles on an innovative and scalable content management system (CMS) developed in-house. Born digital, our leading-edge company is a pioneer in its industry, continuously expanding its reach and changing the landscape of online news.

 

Village Media is committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion among our staff, volunteers, programs, and partners. We encourage applicants of diverse abilities, backgrounds, and life experiences to apply. If you require accommodations during the selection process, please contact hr@villagemedia.ca.





 
 

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