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Metro English Canada
Calgary, AB

Weekly Urban Affairs Columnist

Metro English Canada
Location: Calgary, Alberta
Posted: January 3, 2017
Deadline: January 25, 2017
Salary: 
 

Description

If you’ve got an ear to the ground on emerging civic issues and don’t mind voicing your opinion, we have the perfect opportunity for you.  Calgary’s #1 newspaper Monday to Friday is looking for a weekly columnist for our Views page. Each week, you’ll dissect hot-button issues and provide Calgarians a perspective on stories that matter. We’re looking for a passionate and engaged individual to dig beneath the surface on these stories and provide Calgarians further insight and information.  This is a freelance position.
 
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Research and write a 500-word weekly column to appear each Tuesday in Metro Calgary
  • Liaise with Managing Editor – CALGARY to discuss emerging topics for possible columns

Qualifications

  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Concise writing style
  • Understanding of CP style
  • Proven knowledge and enthusiasm for urban affairs and life in Calgary, including nuts and bolts areas like: planning, zoning, transit, city hall politics, along with established and emerging trends in local retail, recreation and the arts.
  • Network of contacts and sources


 

The Company is committed to providing an inclusive and barrier free recruitment process to applicants with accessibility needs in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require an accommodation during this process, please inform the Company of your requirements.
 
Interested candidates should send resume, clippings and a cover letter

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Category: Newspaper
Location:
Metro English Canada
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Calgary, AB, CA
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Posted: Jan 10, 2017
Closing: Jan 26, 2017
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