News Journalist

    Website Pattison Media

    Kamloops, BC

    Pattison Media Kamloops Division is seeking to add a Journalist to our award-winning CFJC newsroom.

    The ideal candidate will have a keen sense of curiosity and an ability to identify and develop stories. We are searching for an individual who can produce their stories with creativity and professionalism. Strong social media skills will help to develop our online presence.

    The winning candidate will be expected to arrange and conduct interviews, produce daily news stories as well as more in-depth features on a wide range of subjects. They will need to work well individually and as a teammate in our experienced newsroom. Their role will include producing stories for radio, television, and online consumption.

    Candidates should have:

    • Outstanding writing skills
    • The ability to work under pressure with tight deadlines
    • Attention to detail
    • Excellent oral communication
    • Time management skills
    • Display a willingness to take initiative
    • A valid class 5 driver’s licence
    • A broadcast school diploma (bonus)
    • Video shooting and editing skills (bonus)

    Kamloops is an ideal place to live and raise a family. The semi-arid climate offers mild winters and dry sunny summers. It is family-friendly with an outstanding sports history and a vibrant arts community. Visit https://www.venturekamloops.com/why-kamloops/quality-lifestyle/ to learn more about Canada’s Tournament Capital.

    You can apply online below or submit a cover letter, resume, a completed Pattison Media Self-ID form and examples of your work by October 5th, 2022, to:

    Dave Barry
    News Director
    dave.barry@pattisonmedia.com

    Pattison Media is committed to our social responsibility of equal opportunity employment and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, color, ancestry, national origin, disability, medical condition, gender identity, sexual orientation, or age, religion, expression, marital status or other non-job-related criteria. We encourage members of all designated groups to identify themselves using our self identification form, as doing so will help us correct under-representation of those individuals in our company.

    To apply for this job email your details to dave.barry@pattisonmedia.com