Langley Advance Times (Black Press)
Location: Langley, British Columbia
Posted: April 7, 2019
Salary: not stated
The Langley Advance Times has an immediate opening for a full-time, permanent multimedia reporter. Reporting to the editor, the successful candidate will provide top-quality work on a range of news and feature stories covering a variety of beats.
The Langley Advance Times offers a great working environment with a competitive remuneration plan coupled with a strong benefits package.
The Langley Advance Times is owned by Black Press Community News Media, an independent and international media group with more than 190 community, daily and urban publications, 14 press facilities and more than 160 websites in B.C., Alberta, Washington, Hawaii and Ohio.
The successful candidate will:
Adhere to deadlines.
Have excellent skills in social media, photography, and video shooting and editing. Regular video production is a must.
Have a demonstrated ability in covering breaking news and a strong understanding of the urgency of online news.
Have good understanding of SEO and how to apply it will be an asset.
Take direction while also contributing original story ideas.
Produce consistent, attractive pages using InDesign and Photoshop.
Be comfortable doing interviews and taking photos in all settings, from the council chambers to the theatre to ball field.
Candidates require their own vehicle and a valid driver’s license.
A formal journalism degree or diploma is mandatory.
Broadcast training and/or experience is an asset.
Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Send your resume and samples of your work and a cover letter - stating you found this job on Jeff Gaulin's Journalism Job Board - by April 12th to:
Lisa Farquharson, Publisher
Langley Advance Times
Black Press Media
Unit 210 – 15288 54A Ave
Tel: (778) 809-7266