Overview

Transcontinental Reporter (Temp) Temporary in Sydney, NS

Transcontinental

Branch Sydney NS CA

Position:
Reporter (Temp)
Location:
Sydney, NS

Someone who can quickly adapt new skills, including posting to media websites. We are Atlantic Canada’s largest media company with a portfolio of publications…

TC Transcontinental group is one of Canada’s leading publishers of community newspapers. In total, we publish over 170 papers across Canada, reaching an average of 6.9 million readers each week. We are Atlantic Canada’s largest media company with a portfolio of publications in the region that includes The Telegram in St. John’s, The Guardian in Charlottetown, and Cape Breton Island’s leading newspaper – The Cape Breton Post.

We currently have an opening in Sydney, NS. Specifically; we are seeking an adaptable, well-rounded journalist to join the team as Reporter (Temp) with The Cape Breton Post.

Reporting to the Managing Editor, you will be responsible for covering a broad spectrum of issues and beats, reporting on events throughout the region, and taking photos and videos to accompany stories. We are looking for a dedicated individual who can produce content on the issues and stories that resonate with the community and exceed the expectations of online and print readers.

This is a unionized position within the collective bargaining unit.

What we’re looking for?

  • Diploma or degree from an accredited journalism program, will consider any equivalent education background
  • Experience in journalism is always an asset, though we’re looking for a great storyteller who cares about this community and wants to share lives lived
  • Strong writing and communication skills
  • A love of community stories and need to know what’s happening today
  • The ability to work under tight deadlines and have many plates spinning at once
  • Able to comfortably handle photography and well as video storytelling
  • Someone who can quickly adapt new skills, including posting to media websites

Sound like you? Apply Now!
If you’re looking for a great opportunity, we want to hear from you! Please apply by November 4, 2016.

Visit tctranscontinental.com/en/careers to the find the Reporter (Temp) listing. Use the “apply to job” link to upload your resume and cover letter.

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Temporary
Location: Sydney, NS, CA
Posted on: 2016-10-31
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