Position: Multimedia Editor/Journalist
Position Type: Full-time
Reports to: Editor, Winnipeg Sun
Location: Winkler, MB
Division: Postmedia Editorial
Postmedia is Canada leading media publication company and has been at the forefront of the digital space, representing some of the country’s oldest and best known media brands. With a team of award-winning journalists, innovative product developers, and talented digital marketing professionals, we strive to bring engaging content to millions of people every day whenever, wherever and however they want it. This exceptional breadth of content, reach and scope offer advertisers and marketers compelling digital 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 Winkler Times has an opening for a multimedia editor/journalist to help lead news and sports coverage in this community paper.
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.
What you’ll do:
- Manage a team of journalists
- Set the news agenda, assign stories and photos
- Generate interesting story/feature ideas
- Have the ability to write stories and provide insightful coverage
- Engage in energetic use of social media
- Edit local news, columns and letters to the editor
- Write editorials and columns for the paper's opinion section
- Schedule staff
- Run weekly editorial meetings
Who you are:
- Journalism degree or diploma
- Experience leading teams in a newsroom
- Experience with layout in Adobe InDesign considered an asset
- Must own a DSLR camera
- Experience and knowledge of social media
The Winker Times is a proud member of their community, deeply rooted in the local history and current news leaders in Manitoba
Should you be interested in this opportunity apply with a cover letter and resume.
Application Deadline: December 17, 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