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1 Mar 2021

Full-Time NEWS EDITOR

NNSL Media –  Yellowknife, NT

Job Description

NNSL Media publishes six award-winning newspapers, two websites and multiple social media channels, covering Northwest Territories and Nunavut.

We have an immediate opening for a
Permanent, Full-time
NEWS EDITOR

Reporting to the Coordinating Editor, the successful candidate will be responsible for editing stories for clarity, accuracy and above all readability.

On a daily basis, you will handle story assignments and the online posting of some breaking news.

On a weekly basis, you will be at the centre of newspaper production for Yellowknifer (published Wednesdays and Fridays) and News/North (published Mondays).

While you may not have editing experience in a newsroom, you must have solid reporting experience, comprehensive knowledge of CP Style and a good grasp of desktop layout using Adobe InDesign as well as Photoshop. Social media skills and familiarity of content management systems (WordPress) are required, as are a valid driver’s licence and a smartphone.

This position is based in Yellowknife and requires some evening and weekend work.
NNSL Media offers a competitive salary package commensurate with experience, including dental, medical, pension and travel benefits. Relocation funding is also available.

Note: Individuals from outside the territory will be required to self-isolate and work remotely for two weeks upon arrival per public health orders.

How to Apply

Please email a resumé and cover letter to:
Bruce Valpy
Publisher
Northern News Services Ltd.
P.O. Box 2820, 5108-50th Street
Yellowknife, NT X1A 2R1
Fax: (867) 873-8507
Email: valpy@nnsl.com

We thank all who apply, but advise that only the candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.

Job Categories: Other. Job Types: Full-Time. Advertised until: 2021-03-31

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