Journalist/Editor

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  • Post Date: July 25, 2017
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The Valley Gazette
Location: Barry’s Bay, Ontario
Posted: July 18, 2017
Deadline: August 18, 2017
Salary: not stated

Description

The Valley Gazette is a progressive, award-winning community newspaper located in beautiful Barry’s Bay, Ontario. The paper is distributed throughout Eastern Renfrew County and beyond.
We are currently seeking an enthusiastic individual to fill a journalist/editor role within our newspaper. This exciting opportunity includes generating new story ideas, interviewing residents, visitors, business owners and community leaders, as well as editing, attending events/meetings, photography and more.
As an independent community newspaper, we cover a wide array of stories and events, from late breaking news to localized features. Our ideal candidate is community oriented and preferably has roots in a small town; they meet deadlines, are personable and, of course, are talented writers/photographers.

Qualifications

  • A degree or diploma Journalism (asset) or related work experience
  • Strong writing and grammar skills
  • Strong interviewing skills
  • Experience in photography
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Experience in managing various social media accounts
  • Has a flexible schedule
  • Owns a reliable vehicle

Applications from interested candidates, along with three writing samples, can be forwarded with a cover letter – stating you found this job on Jeff Gaulin’s Journalism Job Board – to:

Michel Lavigne, publisher
The Valley Gazette

E-mail: michel@thevalleygazette.ca

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