Multi-Media Journalist
BLACK PRESS GROUP LTD.
Fernie, Canada
2d ago

The Free Press newspaper in Fernie B.C. has an opening for a full-time, permanent Multi-Media Journalist. The successful candidate will be joining the largest multimedia reporting force in British Columbia.

Black Press employs 180 journalists in the province, generating news content for highly competitive and expanding digital platforms, and longstanding print products.

  • Outstanding writing skills for print and web.
  • A demonstrated ability in covering breaking news in an online environment.
  • Excellent skills in driving website traffic and audience engagement through superior multimedia news content generation, including SEO and UGC strategies.
  • Advanced knowledge of photography, and video shooting and editing. Regular video production is a standard requirement in all Black Press newsrooms.
  • The ability to adhere to deadlines and take direction while contributing original story ideas.
  • Knowledge of InDesign, Photoshop, iMovie and Canadian Press style.
  • The successful candidate must be a team player, able to multitask and execute in a complex digital and print publishing environment.

    Applicants must hold formal journalism degrees or diplomas, and broadcast training and experience are distinct assets.

    A valid driver’s license, reliable vehicle and a smartphone are mandatory.

    Black Press is Canada’s largest private community news media company with extensive digital and newspaper properties throughout B.

    C., Alberta, Washington, California, Alaska and Hawaii.

    We offer a competitive salary and benefits packages.

    Please forward your cover letter and resume to : publisher thefreepress.ca

  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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