Position: Multimedia Journalist
Position Type: Full-time
Reports to: Assistant Managing Editor - Edmonton
Location: Edmonton, AB
Division: Postmedia Editorial
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 award-winning Edmonton Journal-Edmonton Sun newsroom has an immediate opening for an experienced multimedia reporter with an ability to go beyond the basic story. Assignments can include general reporting, some municipal and provincial politics, larger in-depth features and investigative articles.
The ideal candidate is an enterprising self-starter and team player with a sense for stories that resonate both in the city and across Alberta and beyond. They should be able to cultivate sources, find stories buried in documents and break news on tight deadlines, while writing in a way that is clear, concise and colorful. Responsibilities include both contributions to the daily news file and writing in-depth features and analysis.
Who you are:
- 3+ years of newsroom experience, preferably with some background in municipal or provincial politics.
- Familiarity with the workings of government.
- An understanding of how to break stories using access to information, data-mining and social media.
- An understanding of the editorial values of Postmedia.
- On-camera/on-microphone skills are an asset.
Should you be interested in this opportunity please apply with a cover letter, resume and writing samples.
Application Deadline: December 31, 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.
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
- newsroom: 3 years (Preferred)