Opportunity Type: Part-Time
Opportunity Title: Bi-Weekly Reporter
Opportunity Description: You will be responsible for contributing to the newspaper every other week. The type of news you will be covering will be negotiated during the interview process, according to both your preferences and strengths. Your articles must be original work, and they must be handed in on time. All reporting tools will be provided as required.
You must be capable of working independently, but you must also be a team player. Regular attendance at story meetings is a must. These meetings are where we review the previous issue, discuss what articles are going in the next issue, and decide which contributors will cover them. You can come to pitch or pick up a story and share ideas with others.
Covering a story may include:
– audio/visual/video aids
– persistent attempts at retrieving information
– attendance at events
– developing a list of contacts
-Must live in Peterborough
-Ability to meet strict deadlines
-Ability to work effectively with fellow staff collective and editors
-Maintain regular contact with editors in regards to your work
-Background in writing is an asset
Position Start Date: 06/08/2015
Position End Date:07/31/15