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Multimedia Journalist

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Multimedia Journalist REF#: JG33129
Owen Sound Sun Times (Postmedia)
Location: Owen Sound, Ontario
Posted: November 8, 2022
Deadline: December 9, 2022
Salary:

Description

Postmedia is a Canadian newsmedia company representing more than 130 brands across multiple print, online and mobile platforms. Award-winning journalists and innovative product development teams bring engaging content to millions of people every week whenever and wherever they want it.

The Sun Times is an award-winning daily newspaper and website serving the city of Owen Sound and the counties of Grey and Bruce in Ontario. The newsroom is unionized, with competitive compensation and benefits.

The Sun Times is seeking a journalist who will help drive superior coverage of issues and events, with a focus on regional stories in the southern Grey-Bruce and Bruce Peninsula areas, to fill a full-time, permanent position. Excellent reporting and writing skills are required, as well as the ability to thrive under pressure in a fast-paced multimedia news environment.

The successful candidate will be expected to break news and produce innovative reporting as part of the news team. Applicants are expected to have excellent news judgment and demonstrable strengths in accurate, clean reporting, and a proven ability to initiate stories and enterprise features.

Beyond reporting capabilities, candidates should know how to leverage social media and digital platforms to break news and reach audiences. They must be comfortable with filing stories for multiple platforms on tight deadlines and be keen to learn and experiment to find new ways to tell stories and engage readers.
 
What you'll do:
  • Reporting and writing stories for print and web audiences – as well as tailoring content to meet the varying needs of those platforms
  • Initiating and developing ideas for enterprise stories and investigative projects
  • Cultivating sources and establishing expertise to break stories and set the news agenda
  • Filing video clips and working with digital teams to create other multimedia elements

Qualifications

  • Experience at a daily news organization in a deadline-oriented reporting/writing role
  • Fluency in digital platforms, multimedia journalism and social media
  • Ability to work quickly and independently, meet multiple deadlines, and make efficient decisions
  • Familiarity with data journalism and investigative reporting
  • Ability to work constructively as part of a newsroom team 


We thank in advance all applicants for their interest, however only those candidates under consideration will be contacted. Only candidates legally eligible to work in Canada will be considered. No phone calls or agencies please.

Postmedia Network Inc. is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all areas of the hiring process. If you require accommodation during the hiring process, please make your needs known in advance. Accommodation requests will be provided on an individual basis.

Postmedia Network Inc. is committed to employment equity and an inclusive barrier-free selection process and work environment. Postmedia Network Inc. encourages applications from women, aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities.
 
Please forward your resume and cover letter (stating you found this job on Jeff Gaulin's Journalism Job Board) to:


ManagingEditor
Owen Sound Sun Times (Postmedia)
Owen Sound , Ontario


E-mail: djedgar@postmedia.com
 
 
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