Castlegar News (Black Press)
Location: Castlegar, British Columbia
Posted: March 7, 2018
Deadline: March 21, 2018
The Castlegar News, a lively and community-focused newspaper at the heart of the West Kootenay region, is looking for a Multi-Media Journalist to help us produce dynamic and creative content for our print, web and social media platforms.
We are looking for a combination of education and experience in writing, reporting, photography and skill in shooting and editing video. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package based on experience. You must also have a valid driver's licence and a dependable vehicle. This is a permanent, full-time position.
Castlegar is a progressive, forward-looking small city located at the confluence of the Kootenay and Columbia Rivers in the southern BC Interior. Surrounded by mountains and natural beauty, Castlegar and Rossland offer a range of cultural and outdoor attractions, from art galleries to skiing. Castlegar is also the Sculpture Capital of Canada, celebrating an annual Sculpture Walk that features work from a top-flight range of local and international artists.
Black Press community news media is an independent and international media group with more than 190 community, daily and urban publications, 14 press facilities and over 160 websites in B.C., Alberta, Washington, Yukon, Hawaii and Ohio.
The Multi-Media Reporter must be a self-starter comfortable reporting news, features and some sports. We require a team player who can work in a cooperative environment and adhere to the highest journalistic standards, combined with social media savvy. Reporting for the Rossland News and contributing to other Black Press publications and media outlets will also be required.
Interested candidates should send resume, clippings and a cover letter - stating you found this job on Jeff Gaulin's Journalism Job Board - to:
1810 8th Avenue, Unit A
Tel: (587) 599-7733
Web address: http://www.castlegarnews.com/