The Surrey Now-Leader, a twice-weekly publication serving Surrey, B.C., has an immediate opening for a full-time, permanent multi-media journalist.
Candidates must have a keen interest in sports, with extensive related knowledge and background.
They must also have a positive attitude, strong work ethic and ability to meet daily deadlines in a competitive online market.
Practised InDesign pagination skills are mandatory, as is a clean, powerful writing style that can be applied to a range of coverage, including news and features. Advanced photography and video abilities will be key attributes, along with a strong grasp of social media best practices (Twitter, Facebook, etc.). Knowledge of basic Photoshop and iMovie are important assets.
The successful applicant for this entry-level position will be a team contributor to the print product, as well as online content.
You should have a diploma/degree in journalism, and/or related experience.
The Surrey Now-Leader is part of Black Press, Canada’s largest private, independent newspaper company.
Those interested should submit a resume, writing and photography samples, and a cover letter to:
Beau Simpson, Editor
All interest is appreciated, however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.
Post expires on Monday July 3rd, 2017