The Cranbrook Townsman has an opening for a full-time, permanent Multi-Media Journalist.
Reporting to the Multi-Media Editor, the successful candidate will provide top-quality work on a range of news and feature stories covering a variety of beats.
The successful candidate will:
– have excellent skills in social media, photography, and video shooting and editing. Regular video production is a must. Broadcast journalism is an asset.
– have a demonstrated ability in covering breaking news and a strong understanding of the urgency of online news.
– have a good understanding of SEO and how to apply it will be an asset.
– adhere to deadlines and take direction while contributing original story ideas.
– produce consistent, attractive pages using InDesign and Photoshop.
– be comfortable doing interviews and taking photos in all settings, from the council chambers to the theatre to ball field.
This position is for 37.5 hours a week. Candidates should have their own cell phone, digital camera, a vehicle and a valid driver’s licence. We offer a great working environment with a competitive remuneration plan coupled with a strong benefits package.
The Cranbrook Townsman is the paper of record and is owned by BlackPress Community News Media, an independent and international media group with more than 190 community, daily and urban publications, 14 press facilities and over160 websites in B.C., Alberta, Washington, Hawaii and Ohio.
Interested? Send your resume and samples of your work, by October 4 to:
Barry Coulter, Editor
42 12th Avenue S
Cranbrook, BC V1C 2R7
Applications will be accepted until position is filled.
Please note only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.