Full-Time Local Journalism Initiative Journalist – Nunavut
NNSL Media (Black Press Media)
is accepting applications for a
Local Journalism Initiative Journalist – NUNAVUT
Are you an experienced news reporter seeking a well-paying job covering Canada’s North? NNSL Media, publishers of six award-winning newspapers and two news websites, is looking for the ideal candidate for a term position, based in Iqaluit, Nunavut.
The successful candidate will write and shoot photographs primarily for an Inuit audience at nunavutnews.com and its corresponding newspaper, Nunavut News. Content will also be made available to The Canadian Press. The Local Journalism Initiative reporter will provide high quality news stories and photo features, while gathering information and contributions from residents across Nunavut.
The individual will cover all types of news, including politics, crime and education, with an emphasis on civic journalism to enhance community engagement with democratic institutions in the region. Some travel may be required. The ideal candidate will have strong writing and photography skills and some knowledge of the North and issues concerning Inuit.
Nunavut News consistently ranks as one of the best community newspapers in Canada, and our journalists produce top-quality work that aims to reflect the majority of Nunavut’s residents. We have the highest engagement rate among our competitors on Facebook, the result of an ongoing effort to understand what excites and frustrates our readers.
Knowledge of lnDesign, Photoshop and WordPress is definitely a plus. Reading and writing lnuktitut syllabics would be a definite asset.
This position does require some evening and weekend work. NNSL Media offers a competitive salary package up to $60,000 annually commensurate with experience.
How to Apply
If you feel you fit the qualifications, please email a resumé and cover letter to:
Northern News Services Ltd.
We thank all who apply, but advise that only the candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.
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