November  20, 2017
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Multi-media journalist

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Multi-media journalist REF#: JG28917
Salmon Arm Observer
Location: Salmon Arm, British Columbia
Posted: November 13, 2017


The Salmon Arm Observer/Shuswap Market News has an opening for a full-time reporter to join our newsroom and be a part of the Okanagan-Shuswap's biggest news team.
The position requires a dynamic reporter that can write on a variety of beats and generate original story ideas. An emphasis on sports reporting will also be an asset.
A reporter with excellent skills in social media, photography and video are a critical component of the job. Candidates must be willing to work various shifts, including evenings. Weekend work will be a job requirement for this position.
The successful applicant for this position will be a key contributor to the print and online product. This person will also understand how to adhere to deadlines and be comfortable in a fast-paced environment. 


  • A diploma / degree in journalism, and / or related experience.
  • Knowledge of social media platforms, and basic video shooting and editing is preferred.
  • A valid driver's licence and reliable car are required.
  • Camera equipment would be an asset to the position.
  • A strong understanding of the urgency of online news and demonstrated ability of covering breaking news.

The Salmon Arm Observer is part of Black Press, an independent and international newspaper company, with more than 160 community, daily and urban newspapers in B.C., Alberta, Washington State, Ohio and Hawaii.

Only those considered for the position will be contacted for an interview. To be considered for the position, candidates should submit a resume, cover letter - stating you found this job on Jeff Gaulin's Journalism Job Board - and links or samples of writing, video and photography.

Tracy Hughes, Editor
Salmon Arm Observer
171 Shuswap Street
Salmon Arm , B.C.
V1E 4N7 , Canada
Tel: (250) 832-2131
Fax: (250) 832-5140

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