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Newswatch Desk Reporter

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Newswatch Desk Reporter REF#: JG31589
Dougall Media
Location: Thunder Bay, Ontario
Posted: October 20, 2021
Salary:

Description

The SNnewswatch.com newsroom will be sharing news stories from across the Superior North region, including Marathon, Manitouwadge, Geraldton, Terrace Bay, Nipigon and White River.

The NWOnewswatch.com newsroom will be sharing news stories from across the Northern Ontario region, including Dryden, Red lake, Sioux Lookout, Ignace, Atikokan and Fort Francis and has an immediate opening for a full-time desk reporter.

Job Description

The successful candidate will be responsible for producing news stories through a variety of sources, including posting and/or rewriting media releases and virtually attending board, band and township meetings. The successful candidate will be required to keep a close eye on community submissions, photos, obituaries, good morning features and will be responsible for social media posting.

The desk reporter with is also responsible for managing freelancers with the aid of the editor.

SNnewswatch.com/NWOnewswatch.com is an online component of Dougall Media, a multimedia company based in Thunder Bay that operates two television stations, a weekly newspaper and various radio stations, in addition to tbnewswatch.com.

Qualifications

A qualified multimedia reporter should have:
  • A diploma or degree in print journalism, broadcasting or a related field
  • At least one year experience in journalism
  • Experience with photography, videography, including knowledge of editing software
  • A strong understanding of social media and mobile devices and various operating systems
  • A willingness to work a variety of shifts including evenings and weekends
  • A valid driver’s license
  • An ability to meet tight deadlines


We thank you for your application, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please forward your resume, cover letter stating you found this job on Jeff Gaulin's Journalism Board and examples of your writing and photography to:

Please note that resumes and cover letters sent without a portfolio of published work will not be considered for this or future positions with tbnewswatch.com.



Nicole Dixon, Web Manager tbnewswatch.com
Dougall Media
87 North Hill Street
Thunder Bay , Ontario
P7A 5V6 ,


E-mail: ndixon@dougallmedia.com
 
 
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