Location: Whistler, British Columbia
Posted: January 23, 2024
Pique Newsmagazine has a rare opportunity for an experienced and committed journalist to cover local news while working with a team based in North America’s premier mountain resort.
The successful candidate will cover all things Whistler and the Sea to Sky in a general assignment role.
Located in the mountain resort town of Whistler, British Columbia, Pique Newsmagazine is the unequivocal leader in reporting, interpreting and understanding the culture of the Coast Mountains and what it means to those who live, work and play in Whistler. At 29 years young, we’ve established ourselves as the locals’ publication that is inquisitive and edgy, provoking conversation and building community. With our peers we’re acknowledged perennial winners at the BC & Yukon Community Newsmedia Awards (BCYCNA) and Canadian Community Newsmedia Awards (CCNA) for general excellence and reporting categories, as well as several Webster Awards honours over the years.
We’re known for our unique artsy design, weekly long-form features and comprehensive news coverage, but of course our reach is global, with loyal readers from all over the world who come to piquenewsmagazine.com daily for the best Whistler storytelling and news source.
The candidate will produce 8 to 10 relevant news stories per week, as well as at least four cover features annually. The role includes some evening and weekend coverage.
You have a degree in journalism, are passionate about community news, and have a sense of what makes a compelling local news story. You are a strong writer, seek to engage and inform your community in print and online platforms, and use social media effectively. You are self-motivated, efficient and deadline driven, with a curious, critical mind and an acute attention to detail. You are able to work well both on your own and with a team.
Ideally, you have experience working in a newsroom, and adhering to strict deadlines. Other relevant skills include newspaper layout, copy editing, long-form feature writing, SEO, and video editing.
To apply, send your resume, clippings, or other relevant materials, as well as a cover letter making the case for why we should hire you (and stating you found this job on Jeff Gaulin's Journalism Job Board), to
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Web address: http://www.piquenewsmagazine.com