The Brandon Sun
Location: Brandon, Manitoba
Posted: September 18, 2018
Deadline: November 18, 2018
The Brandon Sun daily newspaper is accepting resumés to fill a new position in our newsroom.We are looking to hire another reporter/photographer within our ranks, to help us provide even more coverage of western Manitoba for our readers.
The Sun boasts an award-winning staff and is one of Canada’s leading community dailies. As a member of FP Newspapers, the Brandon Sun is a sister paper to the Winnipeg Free Press and successful applicants may see their work appear in that publication as well.
Brandon is a growing, forward-looking Prairie city of 50,000 in southwestern Manitoba, with hot summers and exceptional cultural diversity. We have easy highway access to Winnipeg and a daily air link to Calgary.
This position will require some evening and weekend work.
Salary is commensurate with experience, as per the Collective Bargaining Agreement. The Brandon Sun also offers a comprehensive and generous suite of benefits.
We want talented writers who are able to find and produce compelling stories and features for both our online and print products. Prior experience at a daily newspaper is an asset, but we will consider any qualified individual.
Candidates should be active on social media, have proficiency in shooting still photography and be able to show it, and generally be comfortable with multimedia reporting.
- Superior writing and strong news judgement
- A degree or diploma in journalism or related experience
- Willingness to adapt to new trends in online reporting
- A copy editor’s knowledge of CP Style
- Some page layout experience would be an asset
We expect all applicants to have a valid driver's licence and own a reliable vehicle.
Please send resumés, cover letters (stating you found this job on Jeff Gaulin's Journalism Job Board), clippings, portfolios — something to get our attention — to:
Matt Goerzen, managing editor
The Brandon Sun
501 Rosser Ave.
Tel: (204) 571-7445