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Editor

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Editor REF#: 30-612
Postmedia Network Inc.
Location: Grande Prairie, Alberta
Posted: April 10, 2019
Deadline: April 26, 2019
Salary:

Description

The Grande Prairie Daily Herald Tribune, part of Postmedia Network Inc., is looking for an editor to guide daily coverage in this busy business centre in northwest Alberta. The successful candidate must be community-minded with a focus on producing local news, compelling feature stories and eye-catching photography for the paper’s digital products and print editions. The successful applicant will be a proven leader with the ability to motivate others and work as part of a team in a busy newsroom. Applicants must hold a valid driver’s licence, and provide their own vehicle.
 
Key Responsibilities
 
  • Managing a team of journalists
  • Setting the news agenda, assigning stories and photos
  • Generating interesting story/feature ideas
  • Having the ability to write stories and provide insightful coverage
  • Engaging in energetic use of social media
  • Editing local news, columns and letters to the editor
  • Writing editorials and columns for the paper's opinion section
  • Scheduling staff
  • Running weekly editorial meetings

Qualifications

  • Candidates should have a journalism degree or diploma
  • Candidates should have previous experience leading a team in a newsroom
  • Layout experience with Adobe InDesign is considered an essential asset
  • Candidates must own a DSLR camera
  • Experience and knowledge of social media an asset


The Grande Prairie Daily Herald Tribune is a proud member of the Grande Prairie community, deeply rooted in the local history and a current news leader in northwestern Alberta.
 
Interested applicants are invited to submit their resume with a cover letter - stating you found this job on Jeff Gaulin's Journalism Job Board -  and a sample of recent work to careers@postmedia.com.
 
We thank in advance all applicants for their interest. Only those candidates under consideration will be contacted. No phone calls or agencies please.


Postmedia Network Inc.


E-mail: careers@postmedia.com
 
 

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