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Do you know a Journalist ?

Are you part of the military family community?
Have a passion for the written word?
Can articulate information correctly in an interesting, informative, and accurate manner?
Motivated, self-driven, organized and have the ability to multitask?

Canadian Military Family Magazine is looking for a journalist to work in our fast-paced and challenging environment. The successful candidate will be a skilled writer with a passion for the job capable of both informing and entertaining our readers.

Responsibilities

•Conduct research to uncover interesting and significant news
•Gather, corroborate and interpret data
•Interview key persons (witnesses, sources etc.) to obtain more information
•Use findings to construct a well-written article
•Retain awareness of the readers’ point of view
•Obtain first-hand information by being present in happenings
•Receive assignments or investigate news leads/tips
•Comply with the moral code of the profession
•Maintain notes and audio recordings
•Partner with other journalists, editors, producers etc
•Establish contacts and sources for use in future research
•Keep abreast of developments by studying papers, attending events etc.
Requirements
•Proven working experience as a journalist or reporter
•Portfolio of published articles or newscasts
•Ability to follow strict deadlines and fact-check information
•Current knowledge of headlines
•Computer proficiency (MS Office, digital editing, web search, databases)
•Excellent communication and networking skills along with an aptitude for extracting information
•Good observation and deduction skills
•Integrity and morality

This is a six-month contract position with the possibility of being renewed.
This a work from home position.
Being a self-starter is a must!

Deadline for applications is February 23rd, 2018

Start date: March 1, 2018

For more information or to apply, please email info@cmfmag.ca.

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Michelle Levesque

Fate brought Michelle Levesque to the CMFMAG family and she considers herself lucky be part of the journey of watching the Magazine bloom into greatness. Her motivation comes from working with a strong group of military spouses who are dedicated to providing information about those who support the Canadian military family community. Michelle believes in Cyndi’s mission first and for most and prides herself on being Cyndi’s and the magazine’s champion. “No” is not an option in Michelle’s world. When Cyndi describes the magazine as her “5th child”, Michelle describes herself as “Cyndi’s 5th child’s Nanny”. Michelle is married to Bob, a Combat Engineer Veteran and has 3 grown children, 2 boxers, and 5 cats. With only 1 year in Lahr Germany and 4 years in Oromocto NB, the Levesque’s called Petawawa home. (19 years out of 25 years together.) Now settled in Embrun ON, Michelle works where there is an internet connection. With her infectious enthusiasm, sense of humour and sheer determination to succeed, Michelle excitedly awaits where the CMFMAG goes next!

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