The Free Press
Location: Fernie, British Columbia
Posted: February 5, 2018
The Fernie Free Press is looking for an energetic Multi-Media Journalist.
We are looking for strong writing and photography skills for the print newspaper, but also a demonstrated enthusiasm for and skill in video shooting and editing, social media savvy, and a strong sense of urgency to spread the news through our digital offerings, including our website, and to do it first.
The Elk Valley is home to a vibrant network of communities ranging from 1,200 to 5,200 in population, located in southeastern British Columbia. This valley is renowned for its history, charm and world-class outdoor sports and recreation. The Free Press is a weekly publication delivered free to 6,000 households every Thursday. The Free Press is published by Black Press, which publishes newspapers across British Columbia, Alberta, the Yukon, Washington State, Ohio, and Hawaii. As the leading source of information in our region, we are looking for a skilled journalist to help us tell the stories of the Elk Valley.
The successful candidate will have a degree or diploma in journalism or a
strong equivalent background. Experience in InDesign will be
valuable. You will be a self-starter who is passionate about community
journalism shared across all platforms.
Qualified candidates should submit their resumes and work samples - along with a cover letter stating you found this job on Jeff Gaulin's Journalism Job Board - to:
Applications will be accepted until position is filled.
Jennifer Cronin, publisher
Fernie Free Press
342 2nd Avenue
Web address: http://www.thefreepress.ca