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  • Kawartha This Week

    Job Location(s) CA-ON-Lindsay
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/5/2018 1:16 PM)
    Job Title
    Reporter
    ID
    2018-3450
    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

     

    Kawartha Lakes This Week, located in Lindsay, Ontario, is currently seeking a Reporter to join their team. 

     

    KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

    • Coordinating with the Managing Editor and News Editor to produce a consistent amount of interesting and local newsworthy subject matter and features, while capturing compelling images for newspaper, website and special sections.
    • Consistently produce new, in-depth, and compelling content on regular basis.
    • Produce engaging content for website and social media outlets including Twitter and Facebook updates in addition to video and Blog entries.
    • Produce visual content by using appropriate photographic techniques effectively.
    • Travel throughout Kawartha Lakes and Brock Township to capture events and information outside of structured work hours including weekends.

    KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

    • Diploma or Degree in Journalism or in a related field.
    • Proficient knowledge in InDesign and Adobe Photoshop with experience in copy editing and page layout.
    • Self-starter with the ability to exercise solid news judgment.
    • Competent in social media outlets (Facebook, Twitter, etc.) and possess online posting skills.
    • Strong communication skills both verbal and especially written skills (Canadian Press Style).
    • Effective organizational skills, ability to manage time and prioritize tasks appropriately.
    • Ability to excel in a fast-paced, deadline driven and demanding environment.
    • Team-oriented individual that can build professional relationships with team members.
    • Experience in Photography, Video and Broadcasting.
    • Must have access to a reliable vehicle and 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.

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