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Staff Writer/Reporter

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Staff Writer/Reporter REF#: JG1000JG33532
Fort Frances Times
Location: Fort Frances, Ontario
Posted: March 28, 2024
Salary:

Description

The Fort Frances Times and Bulletin has an opening for a full-time reporter/staff writer.

This is an opportunity to jump start your journalism career. Join our enthusiastic team of journalists at an independent paper published in Northwestern Ontario. As part of a four-person editorial team, the staff writer will cover all aspects of local news, events, people, and happenings that take place throughout the Rainy River District. 

The Fort Frances Times has been published for more than 128 years, telling the stories of the lives and times of the residents of the Rainy River District. We tell the stories of the people of the 10 different communities and 11 First Nations of the District.

Fort Frances is a thriving community of more than 7,000 residents in Ontario, on the US border with a sister community (International Falls, Minnesota), and lies midway between Winnipeg and Thunder Bay. Fort Frances is situated on Rainy Lake, surrounded by the Canadian Shield, and is famous for fishing, hunting and outdoor recreation opportunities year-round. 

Qualifications

What we’re looking for:
  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in journalism or English
  • Strong writing and photography skills
  • Knowledge of page layout software, including the Adobe Creative Suite
  • Ability to meet daily deadlines
  • Outgoing personality and good people skills
  • Excellent communication skills 
  • Enthusiasm and willingness to learn
  • Must possess driver's license and reliable vehicle, as well as the ability to work flexible hours. 
Excellent benefit package – salary commensurate with experience.


Apply with resume, reference and portfolio of work, along with a resume stating you found this job on GaulinMedia.com, to:


Lincoln Dunn, general manager
Fort Frances Times Ltd.
116 First St. E.
Fort Frances , ON
P9A1K2 , Canada
Tel: (807) 274-5373
Fax: (807) 274-8612


E-mail: ldunn@fortfrances.com
Web address: http://www.fftimes.com/
 
 

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