• Quesnel
  • This position has been filled

The Quesnel Observer has an opening for a permanent, full-time, Multi-Media Journalist.

The position, located in Quesnel, offers a growth opportunity for someone who has a passion storytelling. A journalism-related education is an asset, but experience as a social media or broadcast professional will also be considered. A nose for the news and excellent written and verbal communication skills are the key to success in this position. As a community reporter you’ll get to cover a full range of news, community features, arts, culture, and sports that will be published across our print and digital platforms.

The successful candidate will join British Columbia’s largest multi-media news force with opportunities for advancement and development. Black Press employs 185 journalists in the province and is rapidly expanding its multimedia platforms in addition to longstanding print products.

The successful candidate will have the following skills and talents:

  • Superior writing ability for print and web.
  • Understanding of how to drive website traffic and audience engagement through multimedia news content generation.
  • Advanced knowledge of photography, video shooting and editing.
  • Thrives in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment and is keen to learn and develop their skillset.
  • Knowledge of InDesign, Photoshop, iMovie, and Canadian Press style.

The successful candidate will be a team player, able to multi-task and work in a complex

digital and print publishing environment.

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.

A valid driver’s license, reliable vehicle and a smartphone are necessary.

Send your cover letter, resume and samples of work to:

Tracey Roberts

Publisher, Quesnel Cariboo Observer


Angie Mindus

Regional Editor


Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted