The Vanderhoof Omineca Express and Caledonia Courier is now accepting resumes for a full-time Multi-Media Journalist/Editor.
The Express is an award-winning newspaper and media company situated in Vanderhoof B.C., the geographical centre of beautiful British Columbia.
The Express is a division of Black Press, which will allow the successful applicant exciting potential for advancement — in fact, the current CEO of Black Press, is the former publisher of the Vanderhoof Omineca Express. As well, founded in 1975, Black Press now publishes more than 170 titles in British Columbia, Alberta, Washington state and Alaska, as well as, the Honolulu (Hawaii) Star-Advertiser, San Francisco (Calif.) Examiner daily newspapers.
Vanderhoof is a growing, affordable community with incredible recreational opportunities located an hour west along the Yellowhead Highway of Northern B.C.’s largest city – Prince George.
But we are not just a newspaper.
We require a solid editor and journalist to work with us to produce extremely high-quality articles, photography and video across a number of platforms, including online, video and upcoming interactive productions.
Our company is searching for a talented, prolific writer/editor/videographer who is able to find and produce compelling stories and features for both our online and print products.
Prior experience at a newspaper is an asset, but not a deal-breaker. Qualified related experience and capabilities will be considered.
Qualified candidates should be active on social media, have proficiency in shooting video and/or still photography and generally be comfortable with multimedia reporting and editing
- Independent, self-starter
- Superior writing and strong news judgment
- A degree or diploma in journalism or related experience
- In-depth understanding of CP Style and impeccable grammar
- Willingness to adapt to new trends in online reporting and publications
- Demonstrated experience in desktop layout programs, such as Adobe InDesign.
- Most importantly, the successful applicant will be willing and able to do the hard work to produce award-winning material in a fun, tight-knit office.
- Above all things, a team-player.
We require all applicants to have a valid driver’s licence and own a reliable vehicle. This position may require evening and weekend work. Salary is commensurate with experience.
Please send resumes, cover letters (stating you found this job on Jeff Gaulin’s Journalism Job Board), clippings, portfolios — something to get our attention — BY EMAIL ONLY, phone calls will not be considered, in fact, ignored.
Editorial Advisor – Black Press North
Applications will be accepted until position is filled