Job posting: Burnaby NOW hiring reporter

NOTE: This is a union position. See contract for more details. 

The Burnaby Now and New Westminster Record newspapers have an immediate full-time, permanent opening for an experienced multimedia journalist.

Reporting to the Editor, the successful candidate will provide top-quality work on a range of news and feature stories covering a variety of beats and topics.

As part of a newsroom team that comprises an editor and 6 multimedia journalists, the successful candidate will write stories, take photos and shoot video for both print and web, and will engage readers through social media.

The successful candidate will have a proven ability to:

  • produce compelling, well-researched and sharply written stories to deadline;
  • cover and turn around breaking news stories quickly for the web;
  • generate story ideas on a consistent basis;
  • shoot and edit photos and video;
  • lay out attractive pages for print using Adobe InDesign;

This position is for 37.5 hours a week and may include evening and weekend work. Candidates must have a vehicle and a valid driver’s licence.

The Now and Record offer a positive working environment with a competitive remuneration plan coupled with a strong benefits package.

Who we are

The Now publishes in print twice a week and the Record once a week — and online 24/7. The only newspaper in our coverage area, we are part of Vancouver-based Glacier Media, a publisher of daily and weekly newspapers, trade magazines and business information products throughout Western Canada.

If you’re interested, please send your cover letter, resume and samples of your work to:

Chris Campbell, Editor

Post expires on Wednesday, May 16, 2018.