22 Jun 2022

Full-Time Nunavut Local Journalism Initiative Journalist

NNSL Media (Black Press Media) Yellowknife, NT

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.

Job expires in 20 days.
Advertised until: 2022-07-22

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