Metroland Media

Brampton Guardian

Job Location(s) CA-ON-Mississauga
Posted Date 1 week ago(2/14/2018 10:07 AM)
Job Title
Reporter
ID
2018-3037
Job Category
Editorial
Job Type
Full Time
Number of Positions
1

OUR DESCRIPTION

ABOUT US

 

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 OPPORTUNITY

 

Metroland Media Group is seeking an energetic and experienced reporter to join its fast-paced multimedia newsroom in Peel Region, which publishes The Brampton Guardian and flagship community newspaper The Mississauga News.

 

 

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Write tight news stories and features to a daily deadline on a variety of topics and arrange for accompanying artwork
  • Post content to website and social media on a daily basis
  • Take quality photographs and produce video content as required
  • Consistently produce new, in-depth and compelling content on a regular basis
  • Take an active role in various editorial projects, collaborating with reporters, photographers and editors
  • Must be well-versed in Canadian Libel Law and Canadian Press Style
  • Other duties as assigned

 

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR

  • Degree or Diploma in Journalism with at least three years relevant experience in journalism
  • A motivated self-starter who is an innovative, aggressive journalist with the ability to write clean copy
  • Have experience working in a newsroom environment and be able to adhere to tight deadlines
  • Experience with data journalism is a definite asset
  • Proven news judgment and a strong work ethic
  • Possess strong skills in online journalism, including social media
  • Ability to shoot and edit photographs and video
  • Have strong interview skills
  • Professional working proficiency (or better) in at least one of the following languages is an asset: Punjabi, Urdu, Mandarin
  • Ability to excel in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Must be prepared to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends
  • Must have access to a vehicle and a valid Driver’s Licence 

 

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.#LI-DNP

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