Multimedia Journalist
Postmedia Network Inc
Fort Saskatchewan, AB

Position: Multimedia Journalist

Position Type: Full-time

Reports to: Editor, Fort Saskatchewan

Location: Fort Saskatchewan, AB

Division: Postmedia Editorial

The Company

Postmedia is the largest publisher by circulation of paid English-language daily newspapers in Canada, representing some of the country’s oldest and best known media brands. Award-winning journalists and innovative product development teams are bringing engaging content to millions of people every week whenever and wherever they want it. This exceptional content, reach and scope offer advertisers and marketers compelling solutions to effectively reach target audiences.

At Postmedia, we value open communication between our employees and managers. Our mission is to ensure that our employees have the abilities and aspirations to meet business requirements in alignment with our company values. To support the continuous growth of our Postmedia expansion, we are always on the lookout for amazing talent to join our fast growing team!

The Opportunity

The Fort Saskatchewan Record has an opening for a multimedia journalist to help lead news and sports coverage in this busy northern Alberta city on the outskirts of Edmonton.

The successful candidate must be community minded with a focus on producing local news and sports, and eye-catching photography. The successful applicant will be a self-starter who can work as part of a team in a busy newsroom. Applicant must hold a valid driver’s licence, as well as their own vehicle.

These two papers are the community’s paper of record serving a community of more than 24,000 with online and print products

What you’ll do

  • Write, and edit stories for print and online.
  • Shoot still photos.
  • Generate interesting story/feature ideas.
  • Engage in energetic use of social media.
  • Laying out the paper
  • Layout experience with Adobe InDesign is preferred and considered an asset.
  • Write columns for the paper's opinion section

Who you are

  • Journalism degree or diploma
  • Experience with layout in Adobe InDesign considered an asset
  • Must own a DSLR camera
  • Experience and knowledge of social media

The Fort Saskatchewan Record is a proud member of the community, deeply rooted in the local history and current news leaders in Alberta.

Should you be interested in this opportunity please apply with a cover letter and resume.

Application Deadline: November 29, 2019

We thank in advance all applicants for their interest, however only those candidates under consideration will be contacted. Only candidates legally eligible to work in Canada will be considered. No phone calls or agencies please.

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Postmedia Network Inc. is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all areas of the hiring process. If you require accommodation during the hiring process, please make your needs known in advance. Accommodation requests will be provided on an individual basis.

Postmedia Network Inc. is committed to employment equity and an inclusive barrier-free selection process and work environment. Postmedia Network Inc. encourages applications from women, aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities.

Job Type: Full-time