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24 Jun 2022

Full-Time Nunavut Local Journalism Initiative Journalist

NNSL Media Iqaluit, Nunavut

Job Description

NNSL Media (Black Press Media)
is accepting applications for a
Nunavut Local Journalism Initiative Journalist

Job Description

Are you an experienced news reporter seeking adventure and a well-paying job in Canada’s North? NNSL Media, publishers of six award­ winning newspapers and two news websites, is looking for the ideal candidate to establish a one-year 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 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 Inuit concerns.

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.

NNSL Media provides a very competitive compensation package, and will cover your transportation costs to Yellowknife and other reasonable related expenses if necessary. lnDesign, Photoshop and WordPress knowledge is definitely a plus. Reading and writing lnuktitut syllabics is an 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, including dental, medical and a pension. Relocation funding is also available.

How to Apply

Please email a resumé and cover letter to:

Mike Bryant,
Group Publisher,
Northern News Services Ltd.,
Email: mike.bryant@nnsl.com

Job Categories: Other. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 60,000 - 80,000. Advertised until: 2022-07-24

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