The Revelstoke Review, a weekly community newspaper, has an opening for a multimedia journalist. This is a prime opportunity to join the largest multimedia reporting force in British Columbia. Black Press employs 150 journalists in the province and is rapidly expanding its multimedia platforms in addition to long-standing, profitable print products.
The Okanagan regional news team is driven by a digital-first mandate, which maintains a local focus on news, events, and issues in the city.
This position is based in the Revelstoke newsroom with an editor and a bureau chief in an editorial hub that involves 12 community-based publications in the Okanagan region.
The successful candidate will:
- Possess excellent understanding of social media, photography, video and print journalism.
- Broadcast training and/or experience would be a distinct asset.
- Advanced knowledge of photography, and video shooting and editing. Regular video production is a must.
- The ability to adhere to deadlines and take direction while contributing original story ideas.
- Knowledge of iMovie and Canadian Press style.
- Assist the ongoing development of website optimization and content, driving immediacy and fresh content.
- Demonstrate initiative and determination to improve and supplement digital and print platforms.
- Produce quality written articles for print and online, as well as video reports.
- Possess excellent editing skills across all platforms.
- A demonstrated ability in covering breaking news in an online environment, as well as a full range of familiarity and talent in providing community news and events coverage.
A valid driver’s licence, reliable vehicle and smartphone is mandatory.
Applicants must be legally able to work in Canada.
Revelstoke is situated in the beautiful Interior region of British Columbia and offers boundless year-round recreational amenities in an active, thriving community.
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.
Submit your resume, writing and video samples, and cover letter to:
Bureau Chief of BC, Interior South Division
cc: Myles Williamson
Applications will be accepted until position is filled.
Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.