The Northern View Prince Rupert, B.C. V8J 1R1, Canada
Oct 01, 2018Full time
Location: Prince Rupert, British Columbia Deadline: September 12, 2018 Salary: (Please inquire during the interview) Description The Prince Rupert Northern View has an opening for a full-time, permanent multimedia journalist. The View is an award-winning newspaper and publication company situated in Prince Rupert, B.C. on the beautiful shores of the Pacific Ocean. Prince Rupert is a city now firmly in the national spotlight because of its blossoming world-class deep harbour import/export port facility, its rich Indigenous cultural heritage and its long-standing, incredible tourism opportunities. If you’re adventurous and love outdoor activities that people from around the world spend millions annually to come to the North Coast to do, then apply! We are not just a newspaper! We require a solid journalist to work with us to produce extremely high-quality articles, photography and video across a number of platforms, including, a weekly newspaper, monthly and annual magazines, online, video and upcoming interactive productions. The successful candidate will also be joining the largest multimedia reporting force in British Columbia. Black Press employs 185 journalists in the province, generating news content for highly competitive and expanding digital platforms, and longstanding print products. The Northern View is driven by a digital-first mandate, which maintains a local focus on people, events and issues in the city. Black Press is Canada’s largest private community news media company with extensive digital and newspaper properties throughout B.C., Alberta, Washington, Ohio, California and Hawaii. Qualifications The successful candidate will have: Strong writing skills for print and web. A demonstrated ability in covering breaking news in an online environment. Knowledge of photography. Video shooting and editing experience is an asset. The ability to adhere to deadlines and take direction while contributing original story ideas. Knowledge of InDesign, Photoshop, iMovie and Canadian Press style is an asset. The successful candidate must be a team player, able to multitask in a complex digital and print publishing environment. Having a journalism degree or diploma, and broadcast training and experience is an asset. A valid driver’s license, reliable vehicle and a smartphone are mandatory.