Digital Journalist – Kamloops, BC

    The Jim Pattison Broadcast Group is a leading online news source in British Columbia’s Thompson-Okanagan region.  We’re looking to add another outstanding journalist to our team.

    You might the person we are looking for if you are an outstanding writer who combines their inquisitive nature with their ability to identify and develop stories. Your strong social media skills will be relied upon to develop and build our online presence.

    Your abilities should include pitching, sourcing and writing news articles, which would be geared to our Kamloops area audience.

    You will be expected to arrange and conduct interviews, write daily news items as well as more in-depth feature news articles on subjects ranging from legal matters to community issues.  You will need to work well individually but also as a member of our experienced news team.

    An interest in a broadcast newsroom is important while experience in a radio and television newsroom would be an added asset.

    Your qualifications will include:

    • A journalism degree or diploma from a recognized broadcast news school.
    • 2 years of experience in a digital news environment
    • Proven ability to lead social media projects
    • Proficiency in Canadian Press Style
    • Excellent technical skills and knowledge of the web
    • A valid Class 5 Drivers License

    If you believe you are ready to join the newsroom, submit a cover letter, resume, a JPBG self-ID form and examples of your work to News Director Dave Barry – No phone calls please. The application deadline is March 25th, 2020.

    Our New Applicant Self ID Form is available for download at and should be completed and attached to all employment applications. Please note your completed forms will be kept confidential.

    As part of the Jim Pattison Broadcast Group’s Employment Equity Policy we encourage women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities to identify themselves as this may be to their advantage in helping us correct under-representation of those groups in our company.


    CKBZ-FM, CFJC-TV, CIFM-FM – Divisions of the Jim Pattison Broadcast Group

    460 Pemberton Terrace, Kamloops, BC V2C 1T5 250 372-3322

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