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News Reporter / Journalist

Peterborough - Ontario (ON),

Media Matters Incorporated

Job Description:

Media Matters, publisher of trade magazines and websites covering the automotive repair industry, is looking for a talented journalist to join our team in Peterborough, ON. The successful candidate will be an integral part of our operation, assisting in general reporting duties, web posting and editing.

The ideal candidate will have experience in providing news coverage of a specific industry or trade magazine experience.

Job Description:

  • Edit and upload stories to our websites;
  • Generate original stories & contribute to our daily coverage of industry news;Move our stories seamlessly to all social media platforms;
  • Take original photographs and videos for news use;
  • Interview and write feature stories;
  • Travel and cover industry events.

Qualifications

  • Journalism diploma/degree is preferred;
  • Minimum 1-2 years in journalism;
  • Very strong written and grammar skills (knowledge of CP style);
  • Able to adapt under pressure, work in a fast-paced environment and meet strict deadlines;
  • Strong news judgment/journalistic integrity;
  • Video journalism and photography skills an asset;
  • Self-starter who works well in a team environment;
  • Valid driver’s licence;
  • Have a demonstrated ability in covering breaking news and a strong understanding of the urgency of online news.

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Journalism: 1 year (Required)
  • Reporting: 1 year (Required)

Location:

  • Peterborough, ON (Preferred)

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