NOTE: This is a union position. See contract for more details.
The Burnaby Now and New Westminster Record newspapers have an immediate full-time, permanent opening for an experienced multimedia journalist.
Reporting to the Editor, the successful candidate will provide top-quality work on a range of news and feature stories covering a variety of beats and topics.
As part of a newsroom team that comprises an editor and 6 multimedia journalists, the successful candidate will write stories, take photos and shoot video for both print and web, and will engage readers through social media.
The successful candidate will have a proven ability to:
- produce compelling, well-researched and sharply written stories to deadline;
- cover and turn around breaking news stories quickly for the web;
- generate story ideas on a consistent basis;
- shoot and edit photos and video;
- lay out attractive pages for print using Adobe InDesign;
This position is for 37.5 hours a week and may include evening and weekend work. Candidates must have a vehicle and a valid driver’s licence.
The Now and Record offer a positive working environment with a competitive remuneration plan coupled with a strong benefits package.
Who we are
The Now publishes in print twice a week and the Record once a week — and online 24/7. The only newspaper in our coverage area, we are part of Vancouver-based Glacier Media, a publisher of daily and weekly newspapers, trade magazines and business information products throughout Western Canada.
If you’re interested, please send your cover letter, resume and samples of your work to:
Chris Campbell, Editor
Post expires on Wednesday, May 16, 2018.