Full job description
Torstar Company is a progressive media group with an extended, proud historical past in newspapers and a ardour for capitalizing on the fluid world of digital and cell media. Torstar’s imaginative and prescient for achievement is pushed by a deep customer-centric obsession, continued journalistic excellence, superior data-driven competency and a tradition that’s selfless, targeted, agile, collaborative and outcomes pushed. The profitable candidate can be a champion of these priorities whereas holding the shopper on the coronary heart of all the artistic work that s/he can be doing.
Our Dedication To Variety
We attempt to be a frontrunner in constructing and cultivating an worker neighborhood framed round equity, help and alternative. We imagine that what makes us totally different, makes a distinction. And as a crew, the range of our backgrounds, pursuits and experiences is what enriches our work, and our workplaces. We welcome all, and we attempt for an inclusive tradition that permits particular person progress and shared success.
The Toronto Star has is presently recruiting for a Journalist classification within the Editorial Division. Journalists could be assigned to any newsroom division throughout quite a lot of assignments and areas. The preliminary project for the profitable candidate can be as a enterprise reporter.
Toronto Star Journalists should be capable to report and write authoritatively on breaking information, in addition to present perspective and evaluation. We’re searching for journalists with confirmed information reporting abilities and a mastery of clever, conversational and visible story-telling abilities.
The profitable candidates will collaborate with colleagues all through the newsrooms and assume past conventional narratives to provide tales which can be correct, complete, compelling, and related. They’re digitally savvy and able to experiment with new types of storytelling and incorporate suggestions from buyer analytics to make sure that content material results in engagement and subscriptions. The main focus can be day by day reporting with some function writing.
Significant skilled expertise as a enterprise reporter, ideally 5-10 years of expertise on this capability
Superior journalism abilities with a deep data of present affairs, enterprise and capital markets, and a concentrate on enterprise information that issues most to individuals residing within the Higher Toronto Space
Good news judgment; story-telling, and multimedia abilities
Superior writing abilities and story-telling potential that result in a conversational day by day product
Vitality and creativity, with a ardour for understanding points going through town of Toronto points
A self-starter who’s versatile and capable of generate high quality story concepts
Capable of concurrently handle a number of tasks and duties
Relentlessly excessive requirements; detail-oriented and deadline-driven that allows the manufacturing of succinct, clear, and correct copy on deadline
Interview and newsgathering abilities and instincts to attract out topics and collect the related data to deliver a narrative to life
Capable of develop and keep contacts and sources, skillfully interview individuals in often-demanding conditions and present resourcefulness
Diplomacy and well-developed interpersonal abilities
Familiarity with entry to data procedures and databases
Properly versed in CP type
It is a discover of emptiness below Article 8 of collective settlement between Toronto Star Newspapers Restricted and Unifor Native 87M. The hours of labor for this place will differ in response to the project, however will all conform to a regular 35-hour work week as described below the collective settlement. These positions can be situated Toronto.
Torstar Group of Firms is dedicated to offering an inclusive and barrier-free recruitment course of making certain equal entry to employment alternatives for candidates, together with individuals with disabilities. In compliance with Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and Ontario Human Rights Code we are going to endeavour to offer lodging to individuals with disabilities within the recruitment course of upon request. In case you are chosen for an interview and also you require lodging as a consequence of a incapacity in the course of the recruitment course of, please notify the hiring supervisor upon scheduling the interview of your necessities.
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