June  17, 2024
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Reporter/Editor REF#: JG33563
Castanet News
Location: Nelson, British Columbia
Posted: May 29, 2024
Salary: $45,000 - $70,000


Castanet News has an opening for a reporter/editor position in Nelson, B.C.

We are seeking a journalist to help launch an additional bureau and expand our network.

Successful applicants will reside in the Nelson area and produce local news that resonates with residents and the broader region. 

You will be a self-starter who is comfortable working independently and overseeing coverage for the Kootenays with the support of Castanet’s team elsewhere in the B.C. Interior.

Previous experience with video editing software is an asset, but training can also be provided. The successful applicant will be excited about covering a variety of topics: city council, courts, community groups and breaking news. 

Castanet News has a weekly audience of over 600,000 unique visitors a week and more than 11 million page views. At a time when most media outlets are shrinking, we are growing.


  • Ability to produce multiple tightly-written and informative stories a day
  • Strong knowledge of Canadian Press style
  • Comfortable reporting in multiple formats
  • Connected to the community with a knowledge of current issues and a network of contacts in the B.C. Interior
  • Must be social media and computer savvy
  • Valid driver's licence and vehicle
  • Availability to work when news happens, both in the office and remotely with a team of journalists throughout the B.C. Interior.

If you are interested, send a resume and demo by email - with Nelson reporter opening in the subject line. Please state that you found this job on Jeff Gaulin's Journalism Job Board.

Colin Dacre
Castanet Media
455 Lawrence Avenue
Kelowna , B.C.
V1Y 6L6 , Canada
Tel: (250) 860-5050

E-mail: colin@castanet.net
Web address: http://www.castanet.net

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