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Multimedia reporter - Tbnewswatch.com


Company: Dougall Media - Tbnewswatch.com
Job Type: Permanent Full
Posting Closes: October 20, 2019

The award-winning Tbnewswatch newsroom has an immediate opening for a full-time multimedia news reporter.

The successful candidate will be responsible for producing news stories, photographs for the website’s local news section daily. The successful candidate will have an opportunity to work on numerous beats, including council, and must generate their own stories in addition to taking instructions from the editor.

A multimedia reporter with tbnewswatch.com is also responsible for initiating and developing ideas for weekly feature stories. Cultivating sources and establishing expertise in order to break stories in an online environment. Providing photographs and videos to accompany feature stories is also required. Editing duties, including publishing stories on tbnewswatch.com and social media is also required.

Tbnewswatch.com is the online component of Dougall Media, a multimedia company based in Thunder Bay that operates a television station, weekly newspaper and various radio stations.

Qualifications
A qualified multimedia reporter must have:
A diploma or degree in print journalism, broadcasting or a related field
At least 1 year experience in journalism
Experience with photography, videography, including knowledge of editing software
A strong understanding of social media and mobile devices and various operating systems
A willingness to work a variety of shifts including evenings and weekends
A valid driver’s licence
An ability to meet tight deadlines

We thank you for your application, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please forward your resume, cover letter and examples of your writing and photography to:

Nicole Dixon, web manager tbnewswatch.com
87 Hill Street N.,
Thunder Bay, Ontario
P7A 5V6

Email: ndixon@dougallmedia.com

Please note that resumes and cover letters sent without a portfolio of published work will not be considered for this or future positions with tbnewswatch.com.


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