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Postmedia - The Sherwood Park News
Work From Home / Remote (All Provinces)

Editorial - Reporter

Location:  Sherwood Park, AB, Canada

Virtual Req:  #663

Position: Multimedia Journalist

Position Type: Full-time, Permanent

Location: Sherwood Park, AB (Hybrid)

Division: Sherwood Park News

 

The Company:

Postmedia is a Canadian news media company representing more than 130 brands across multiple print, online and mobile platforms. Award-winning journalists and innovative product development teams bring engaging content to millions of people every week whenever and wherever they want it.

This exceptional content, reach and scope offer advertisers and marketers compelling solutions to effectively reach target audiences. We are always on the lookout for talented individuals to join our team.

 

The Opportunity:

The Sherwood Park News is the news leader in northern Alberta. The media outlet is looking for a Multimedia Journalist to lead daily news coverage.

The successful candidate must be community-minded with a focus on producing local sports and news, and eye-catching photography. The successful applicant will be a self-starter who can work as part of a team. Applicant must hold a valid driver’s license, as well as access to their own vehicle.

 

What you’ll do:

  • Reporting, writing and editing stories for the Web and mobile audiences – while tailoring content to meet the varying needs of those platforms – as well as print.
  • Initiating and developing ideas for enterprise stories.
  • Cultivating sources and establishing expertise in order to break stories and set the news agenda.

 

Who you are:

  • You have excellent news judgment
  • Demonstrable strengths in accurate, clean reporting
  • Proven ability to initiate stories and enterprise features
  • Excellent reporting and writing skills
  • Experience at a news organization in a deadline-oriented reporting/writing role
  • Familiar with data journalism and emerging digital trends and opportunities
  • Able to shoot video with a mobile device
  • You know how to leverage social media and digital platforms to break news and reach audiences
  • Ability to work quickly and independently, meet multiple deadlines, and make efficient decisions
  • A valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle

 

We thank in advance all applicants for their interest, however only those candidates under consideration will be contacted. Only candidates legally eligible to work in Canada will be considered. No phone calls or agencies please.

Postmedia Network Inc. is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all areas of the hiring process. If you require accommodation during the hiring process, please make your needs known in advance. Accommodation requests will be provided on an individual basis.

Postmedia Network Inc. is committed to employment equity and an inclusive barrier-free selection process and work environment. Postmedia Network Inc. encourages applications from women, aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities.

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Additional Details

Code: #663
Category: Newspaper
Location: Work From Home / Remote (All Provinces)
Posted: Mar 19, 2024
Deadline: OPEN
Type: Full-time
Experience: Intermediate
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