Metroland Media is a dynamic Media Company delivering vital business and community information to millions of readers across Ontario each week. With a healthy product offering in-print, online, trade shows and distribution networks, no target is unreachable. We are Ontario's largest and most successful community news and information source, provides local news and multi-media marketing solutions in Canada's heartland.
Metroland's diverse array of on-line products are visited by over 4 million unique visitors each month and print products are in the hands of more than 4.5 million customers a week. We continuously bringing new and acquired online products to market in order to provide our customers with a one-stop, comprehensive marketing solution. To connect with us, visit www.metroland.com.
The Waterloo Region Record is currently recruiting for a Reporter for a temporary contract ending in October 2018. The Record is a daily newspaper and requires an individual with strong writing and time management.
Report and file news and feature stories for online and print products
Generate story ideas
Co-ordinate with supervisors to produce well-written material
File stories on deadline and post to website often
Produce engaging material for website and social media including Twitter and Facebook
Co-ordinate with other reporters and photographers when required
WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR
Daily newspaper experience an asset
Diploma or degree in journalism or in a related field
Strong writing and communication skills
Excellent time management skills
Able to work under tight deadline pressure
A motivated and resourceful self-starter
A good understanding of Waterloo Region and area
OUR AODA COMMITMENT
Metroland is committed to accessibility in employment and to ensuring equal access to employment opportunities for candidates, including persons with disabilities. In compliance with AODA, Metroland will endeavour to provide accommodation to persons with disabilities in the recruitment process upon request. If you are selected for an interview and you require accommodation due to a disability during the recruitment process, please notify the hiring manager upon scheduling your interview.