July  23, 2017
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Multimedia Editor

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Multimedia Editor REF#: JG27693
Sylvan Lake News, Black Press
Location: Sylvan Lake, Alberta
Posted: June 29, 2017


The Sylvan Lake News and Eckville Echo have an immediate opening for a Multimedia Editor to join our award-winning team.

The successful candidate must be community-minded with a daily focus toward community news and events coverage. You will be well-versed in social media and very comfortable in a digital-first environment. This role encompasses the overall contribution, management, organization and online presentation of informative articles, compelling feature stories, great videos and photos for the papers’ digital products on a daily basis, along with our weekly print editions.


Additional responsibilities of this role include:

  • Setting the daily and weekly agendas for the editorial department - assigning stories, event coverage, video and photo opportunities;
  • Reporting, writing stories, covering events, shooting video and photos;
  • Editing local news, columns and letters to the editor;
  • Writing editorials and columns for the paper's opinion section.


  • Journalism degree or diploma;
  • Strong writing skills; familiarity with CP style;
  • Organizational and time management skills;
  • Experience leading an editorial department is preferred;
  • Driver’s license and vehicle.


The Sylvan Lake News and Eckville Echo offer a great working environment with a competitive

remuneration plan and strong benefits package.

Interested candidates should include writing samples and a cover letter - stating you found this job on Jeff Gaulin's Journalism Job Board - with their resumé and send to:

Alanna Wilson
Sylvan Lake News and Eckville Echo

E-mail: publisher@sylvanlakenews.com

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