Location: Whitehorse, Yukon
Posted: July 25, 2018
Deadline: August 24, 2018
The Whitehorse Star, a daily newspaper located in the capital city of Whitehorse, Yukon, has a full-time position open for a sports reporter/editor. Applicant must have a keen interest in sports and photography and must have a camera and vehicle for covering local events.
Each year sports coverage includes; The Yukon Quest (1,000-mile dog sled endurance race) in February and The Yukon River Quest in June (Canoeing or Kayaking from Whitehorse to Dawson City on the Yukon River), plus year-round local sports events such as hockey, baseball, soccer, basketball, volleyball, etc. Whitehorse has a state of the art sports multiplex.
This position requires the sports editor to report on local sports events and travel to sports venues in and out of the Yukon; familiarity with pagination using Adobe Photoshop and InDesign is necessary for building the daily sports page.
Salary commensurate with experience. Benefits include Medical & Dental.
Send resumé and cover letter, stating you found this job on Jeff Gaulin's Journalism Job Board, to:
Jackie Pierce publisher
Tel: (867) 668-2063
Fax: (867) 668-7130