Castanet News is one of the most-read news sites in Canada, with an audience of over 600,000 unique visitors a week and 10 million page views. As a growing organization and pioneer in digital news, opportunities for advancement are available throughout Castanet’s network.
Castanet has an immediate opening for a video journalist in Kamloops, B.C.
We are seeking a reporter with experience or ability to learn video or broadcast journalism. This position can be entry-level or for an experienced reporter. Training will be provided and compensation will reflect the successful candidate’s experience level.
The successful candidate will receive a $1,500 signing bonus.
You will produce daily video content and written stories that reflect life in the BC Interior. The community of Kamloops is renowned for its access to the outdoors, sitting at the confluence of two rivers and less than an hour from Sun Peaks Ski Resort.
You will represent Castanet in Kamloops through your video journalism and will have the opportunity to cover a wide variety of topics. You will be motivated and self-starting with the ability to work unsupervised at times.
Ability to produce multiple tightly written, informative stories a day
Comfortable reporting in both video and print formats
Connected to the community with a knowledge of current issues and a network of contacts in the BC Interior
Great writing ability and videography skills
Must be social media and computer savvy
Valid driver's licence and vehicle
Availability to work when news happens, both in the office and remotely with a team of journalists throughout the BC Interior.
Training will be provided.
Previous experience with video editing software is an asset.
If interested, send a demo, resume and cover letter with the subject line "Kamloops application" to: email@example.com