As a staff writer for the paper, you’ll take assignments from section editors and pitch your own stories, too. You might explore different beats like science and technology, campus life or city and community news. There are two staff writer positions available.
The Arts Editor’s role is to bring readers the arts and entertainment information they want and need. You would follow the on-campus arts scene, local bands, local arts events (especially on campus), write music, film and show reviews and take photos. There’s also lots of opportunity for multimedia work, especially videos,
As editor of the sports section, you’ve always got a lot of options for stories, whether it’s the latest breaking news from the WolfPack, in-depth team and player profiles or the latest trends in the sports world, you’re all over it. Attend games, talk to players and watch what happens.
As the Copy/Web Editor, you’ll have two roles at the paper. First, you’ll edit the work of our writers for spelling, grammar, clarity and make sure it follows Canadian Press style. Second, you’ll publish our stories online using WordPress and prepare media (photos, video) for publication.
Editorial position qualifications:
- Strong understanding of the English language
- Experience in journalism is preferred, but only a strong interest is required
- Engaged with campus and aware of what issues the community is facing
- Strong organization and time management skills, including ability to meet deadlines
- Knowledge of Canadian Press style preferred but not required
- Flexible schedule preferred
- Experience with DSLRs and photography and photo editing an asset
- Experience with WordPress and social media platforms an asset
Advertising Sales Representative
As our ad sales rep, you’re business-minded and not afraid to reach out. You’ll contact businesses and organizations with your plan to help them get their message out to students and the rest of the campus community. For your efforts you’ll be given commission based on sales.
Interested in applying or want to know more?
To apply, send your resumé and samples of your work (published or unpublished, academic work accepted) to firstname.lastname@example.org. Positions will be filled as soon as possible. If a position is still posted on this page, applications are still being accepted.
To be eligible for any of the above positions, you must be a student at Thompson Rivers University while you work. Students who will be employed by the TRU Students’ Union during their employment period may not be eligible to work for the newspaper in order to avoid any conflict of interest. Applicants are asked to disclose all potential conflicts of interest.
Only candidates shortlisted for an interview will be contacted.
Questions before you apply? Just ask. Reach out to the editor at email@example.com