Are you a journalist who has a passion for breaking news in a highly competitive media market?
A multimedia reporter’s position is available within Black Press Media, Canada’s largest independent and international multi-media company operating more than 160 websites, and community, daily and urban newspapers.
This opening is a full-time and permanent position at the Nanaimo News Bulletin, creating content for a twice-weekly print product, and the nanaimobulletin.com website.
Nanaimo is a dynamic city on beautiful Vancouver Island, offering urban amenities as well as outdoor recreation and other lifestyle opportunities.
Candidates will have outstanding and diverse writing abilities, specifically aimed at breaking news, fast response and quick turnaround.
The successful applicant for this entry-level position will be a key contributor to our websites and social media engagement.
Successful candidates will possess an excellent understanding of social media, photography, video and print journalism, including a working knowledge of InDesign, Photoshop and iMovie.
Key importance is placed on the ability to maintain ongoing website optimization and the development of fresh content, driving immediacy and audience engagement.
You will have a diploma/degree in journalism, with training in broadcast media a key asset. You’ll be comfortable working in a variety of environments, from hard-hitting news to community coverage that resonates.
Extra attention will be given to related newsroom experience – broadcast and/or print. You’re a self-starter and a critical thinker who thrives under deadline pressures.
Candidates must have a vehicle and a valid driver’s licence. Black Press Media offers a competitive remuneration plan coupled with a strong benefits package.
Interested candidates should send resume, samples and cover letter to:
Editor, Nanaimo News Bulletin
Editorial director, Black Press Media