We’re hiring: Indigenous reporters, storytellers, knowledge keepers and teachers

Cover community news across Ontario!

Metroland is looking for enthusiastic and curious freelance Indigenous reporters with a passion for storytelling and interest in community journalism.

You will use your reporting and researching skills to produce engaging content for print, web and social media, with a focus on Indigenous Peoples and communities. Coverage could include profiles of individuals and their accomplishments; stories on health, social, economic and infrastructure issues facing local communities; and information pieces that will serve to educate our readers.

Are you a motivated self-starter with insatiable curiosity and an appetite for information? Are you eager to learn and share your knowledge with others? Can you bring together information and ideas to produce straightforward yet compelling text and create eye-catching photos? Do you have a talent for telling stories in written form, and an eye for the stories that need to be told? Can you share your knowledge of your community, its accomplishments and needs to inform Indigenous and non-Indigenous readers alike?

If so, please send your resumecover letter and writing samples to: [email protected]

Candidates are asked to self-identify as First Nations, Inuit, or Me´tis in their cover letter.

With newspapers including the Cambridge Times, Waterloo Chronicle, New Hamburg Independent, Guelph Mercury Tribune, Parry Sound North Star, Kawartha This Week, Orillia Today, Newmarket Era, Mississauga News, Burlington Post, The Sachem and Niagara This Week, Metroland is trusted source for local news and information.

Metroland Media is owned by Torstar. Metroland’s team of award-winning journalists produce 70 weekly and six daily newspapers as well as 25-plus websites.


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