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Goldstream News Gazette: Multi Media Journalist

Address:
101-847 Goldstream Avenue
Phone:
(250) 478-9552
Contact:
Michelle Cabana
Email:
Employment Type:
Full-time
Posted Date:
March 29, 2022
Closing Date:
May 6, 2022
How to Apply:
Email
Job Descripton:

West Shore Multimedia Journalist
Imagine working in a high-octane, digital-first newsroom competing to dominate news coverage
in Langford, BC.
We invite your application for a multimedia journalism position in our Langford news room, serving
a very dynamic community news website and their respective print publications.
You’ll be employed by Black Press Media, Canada’s largest independent and international
multimedia company, with publications in Alberta, Washington state, California, Hawaii and
Alaska.
You’ll be joining a news team in a regional hub of 14 journalists and editors in Victoria,
a large, progressive city on Vancouver Island that offers all urban amenities as well as outdoor
recreation and myriad other lifestyle opportunities.
Candidates will have outstanding and diverse writing abilities, specifically aimed at breaking
news, fast response and quick turnaround.
The successful applicant for this entry-level position will be a vital contributor to our websites
and social media engagement, working a flexible shift schedule that will include evenings and
weekend days.
Black Press multimedia journalists produce content for highly read digital platforms that are
anticipated to generate more than 170 million web page views across western Canada this year.
Successful candidates will possess an excellent understanding of social media, photography, video
and print journalism, including a working knowledge of Photoshop and iMovie.
Key importance is placed on the ability to maintain ongoing website optimization and the
development of fresh content, driving immediacy and audience engagement.
You will hold a formal degree or diploma in journalism, with training in broadcast media a key
asset. You’ll be comfortable working in a variety of environments, from hard-hitting news to
community coverage that resonates.
Extra attention will be given to related newsroom experience – broadcast and/or print. You’re a
self-starter and a critical thinker who thrives under deadline pressures.
Candidates must be Canadian citizens or hold landed immigrant status. A reliable vehicle, valid
driver’s licence and cell phone are also mandatory.
Black Press Media offers a competitive remuneration plan coupled with a strong benefits
package.
Interested candidates should send resume, samples and cover letter to:

Michelle Cabana
Group Publisher, Black Press Media
michelle.cabana@goldstreamgazette.com

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