Black Press Media
|100 Mile Free Press Editor
Location: 100 Mile House, British Columbia
Posted: March 6, 2023
We are seeking a highly talented, experienced editor to help lead the 100 Mile House newsroom.
The successful candidate will be focused on coverage breaking news and other timely stories that fit Black Press Media’s hyperlocal community news mandates, as well as assigning, creating, editing, and posting stories, photo and video content.
This position is supported by the regional editor and group publisher, with a digital-first focus as one of the most credible publications in the region.
About 100 Mile House:
An ideal tight-knit community for adventurers and outdoor enthusiasts who enjoy uncrowded spaces, 100 Mile House is nestled in the South Cariboo region of British Columbia. Named to reflect the community being 100 miles from Lillooet, what 100 Mile House offers in simple living is balanced with a fast-paced news cycle and loyal readership.
About Black Press Media:
Black Press Media is a leading local news champion with operations across British Columbia, Alberta, Yukon, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Washington State, Alaska, and Hawaii. Over 1,500 talented employees work with us to deliver unique community news and information across a full suite of traditional media channels and digital platforms.
We value diverse viewpoints, new ways of thinking and a collaborative approach to delivering results.
Our journalists are among the very best in Canada. And we invest in those who excel, offering competitive salary, benefits and pension packages.
Black Press Media is looking for an up-and-coming editor with excellent understanding of social media, SEO, UGC, photography, shooting and editing video.
The succesful applicant will have outstanding writing and oral communication skills and a mastery of copy editing, grammar, and Canadian Press style, honed after years of newsroom experience.
Flexibility, attention to detail and the ability to meet deadlines are vital.
Key importance is placed on the ability to maintain ongoing website optimization and the development of fresh content, driving immediacy and audience engagement. Outstanding leadership skills, and a demonstrated ability to direct and mentor a regional team of multimedia journalists are vital.
A valid driver’s licence, reliable vehicle and cellphone are mandatory. Applicants must be legally able to work in Canada.
Black Press Media offers competitive salary and benefit packages.
Applications will be accepted until position is filled.
Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Those wishing to join Black Press Media can submit their resumes and a cover letter - stating you found this job on Jeff Gaulinès Journalism Job Board - to:
Martina Dopf, Group Publisher, BC Central Interior
Black Press Media