The Cowichan Valley Citizen is seeking a full-time, permanent Multimedia Journalist.

The Citizen is based in the Cowichan Valley and is a weekly community newspaper and online platform.

The successful candidate will conduct interviews, cover events, and accept assignments from the editor, take photos, videos, cover breaking news, as well as write proficiently to relay the stories in an interesting and informative fashion.

We’re looking for someone with an interest in local sports and arts and entertainment, who can also write about community issues and local politics. Weekend and some evening reporting may be required.

The successful candidate should have:

  • A journalism degree/diploma or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Strong interviewing, writing, reporting, photography, and social media skills.
  • Ability to work independently, but also work well with others as part of our team of four.
  • A driver’s licence.
  • Ability to learn applicable computer programs

The Cowichan Valley Citizen is part of Black Press Media, Canada’s largest private

community news media company with extensive digital and newspaper properties

throughout Canada and the United States.

Black Press Media is a leading North American local news champion with operations across British Columbia, Alberta, Yukon, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Washington State, Alaska, and Hawaii. Over 1,500 talented employees work with us to deliver unique community news and information across a full suite of traditional media channels and digital platforms. We value diverse viewpoints, new ways of thinking and a collaborative approach to delivering results.

Those interested should email a resume, writing samples and cover letter to:

Andrea Rondeau

Editor, Cowichan Valley Citizen


Ashley Wadhwani

Applications will be accepted until position is filled. 

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.