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Editorial   |   Community Media   |   Full Time

Requisition #: 2020-03.003

 

Description:

The Thompson Citizen/Nickel Belt News has an immediate opening for a journalist in Thompson, Manitoba..Thompson, known as the “Hub of the North” in Manitoba, is a vibrant City in the middle of an outdoor paradise.  The residents of Thompson and surrounding communities enjoy an excellent airport, a golf course, a ski hill, numerous boating and fishing areas, two ice arenas, public library, great schools, a university campus, a live theatre, and many more amenities to satisfy any lifestyle.

The Thompson Citizen/Nickel Belt News is part of the Prairie Newspaper Group, which is a division of Glacier Media.  This position would be a great starting point for an enthusiastic graduate as well as a great opportunity for an experienced reporter looking for an exciting change from the regular day to day workload.

The successful applicant will be expected to cover a wide range of topics spread between two publications.  He or she will find himself or herself reporting on current events, writing W & A’s, business features, personal interest stories and taking lots of photos.

Qualifications:

This editorial position requires an organized individual who works well on his or her own as well as with a team.  They need to be dedicated and diligent with a strong work ethic.  He or she must have a degree or diploma in journalism or have at least five years’ experience in newspaper journalism.  Experience in photography is necessary.

Candidates for this position must have a valid driver license and a reliable vehicle.

Please submit resume with cover letter to:

     Lynn Taylor, Publisher
     Thompson Citizen
     P. O. Box 887
     Thompson, Manitoba   R8N 1N8
      or via email:  generalmanager[at]thompsoncitizen[dot]net

All who apply are sincerely thanked but only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

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