Journalist
Village Media, Inc.
Thorold, ON
Village Media is a network of local news and information websites that is rapidly expanding across the country. We are currently seeking a talented and motivated journalist to join our news team at ThoroldNews.com

We’re born digital, and we have a passion for up-to-the minute news. Mostly, we love to tell great stories.

Our journalists:
Are driven to find stories that matter to their community

Relish chasing down a breaking news story and relaying it to readers as it happens

Love digging for a story and aren’t afraid to ask tough questions

Are committed to fairness, accuracy and ethics

Have exceptional writing skills and editing skills

Qualifications:
Degree or diploma in journalism, or related field;

Superior language, writing and editing skills;

Able to assign and manage a team of freelance reporters

Strong photography skills and an interest in video;

Some photography and associated editing software experience;

Able to work a variety of schedules, including evenings, nights and weekends;

Excellent critical thinking and problem solving skills;

Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and under pressure;

A valid driver’s licence and a reliable vehicle;

Willingness to relocate to Bradford West Gwillimbury.

Applicants should send a cover letter and resume, along with relevant samples of your work to business@villagemedia.ca

About Village Media:
Village Media operates a number of local news and community websites throughout Ontario. We focus on providing local stories written by local journalists to the communities that we serve. In addition to local news, our sites offer weather, events, obituaries, and a wide range of community information. We are proud members of the cities where we operate. We support local events, charitable causes, and recognize our neighbours’ achievements. We’re more than just news: Village Media is all about community.