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The Westman Journal has an immediate opening for a dedicated and enthusiastic full-time Editor in Brandon. Our one-person newsroom is responsible for delivering solid news coverage and compelling photos from this vibrant Manitoba city and works to break important stories that matter to our readers.

Brandon, a city of about 45,000, is a growing oil and farm-based community and has all the amenities of a big city, but still has that small town feel.  We offer a competitive salary and a great benefits plan.

The ideal candidate will be a self-starter, a person who’s not afraid to go the extra mile to capture and tell human-focused stories.

We’re looking for someone who can:

  • Generate story ideas
  • Write up to 10 stories a week (sports, news, opinion and features)
  • Take compelling, eye-catching photos
  • Keep our community updated by posting to the website/social media
  • Be a team player who is flexible to changing work needs

Qualifications:

  • a driver’s license and working vehicle
  • proficiency in English and CP style
  • adherence to journalistic ethics
  • ability to write accurate and fair stories to deadline
  • computer skills in a Mac environment
  • a post-secondary qualification in journalism or a related field would be an asset
  • basic knowledge of Photoshop and InDesign would be an asset 
  • Possess excellent communication skills

If this job seems right for you, please email your resume, writing and photography samples and references to njohnson[at]glaciermedia[dot]ca.  Deadline for applications is December 18, 2017.
We thank all applicants for their interest. Successful candidates will be contacted to set up an interview.

E-mail:  njohnson[at]glaciermedia[dot]ca
Web address: http://westmanjournal.com

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