News Writer, Montreal - Freelance
Narcity Media
Montréal, QC
DESCRIPTION

MTLBlog.com is currently looking for a news writer to join our rapidly expanding editorial team. This position will cover Montreal and Canada-wide news.

We are seeking a creative writer and storyteller who loves their city and wants to express it through the creation of engaging, relatable, mainstream content.

The ideal candidate is opinionated, thrives under pressure, and is able to pinpoint what kind of articles our audience cares about.

POSITION TYPE

This is a remote position. Candidates considered will be trained and hired on a per-article, freelance contract. Rates will be commensurate with experience.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Researching, pitching and writing news articles
Brainstorming and creating original stories and reports.
Choosing cover photos and titles for article.
Inserting relevant Instagram photos, tweets and videos.
Writing 4-5 news stories per day (300-600 words).
REQUIREMENTS

Professional writing experience and/or a Bachelor's degree in Journalism, Communications, or a related field.
Ability to work with tight deadlines.
The ability to create catchy, unique angles while staying true to the MTLBlog voice.
A deep knowledge of what is happening in Canada and what is trending online.
A passion for research, and investigative work.
Availability to work with our Montreal Editor Monday through Friday starting at 8 AM EST.

ABOUT US

MTLBlog is owned and operated by Narcity Media. Our mission is to be the largest urban news and travel media brand in North America by helping make news and travel more interesting for millennials. Our goal is to entertain and inform 19 to 40-year-olds about their world. We're the top millennial publisher in Canada.

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