Freelance Reporter – Aboriginal Multi-Media Society of Alberta

The Aboriginal Multi-Media Society of Alberta (AMMSA) is a not-for-profit Indigenous communications society dedicated to serving the news and information needs of Indigenous people throughout Canada.

Incorporated in 1983 under the Alberta Societies Act, AMMSA has served as a model for Indigenous communications societies and organizations.

AMMSA, publisher of Windspeaker.com, cfweradio.ca and cjwe.ca, is committed to reflecting Indigenous peoples and cultures to a growing and diverse audience.

AMMSA is dedicated to providing objective, mature and balanced coverage of news relevant to Indigenous issues and peoples while maintaining profound respect for the values, principles and traditions of Indigenous peoples.

Job Description

Freelancers are needed to provide news coverage for Local Journalism Initiative projects for all three of our websites. We are particularly in need of freelancers in Alberta who can report on a wide range of subjects pertaining to First Nations and Metis people.

Qualifications

Reporters should have training and experience in journalism. Sensitivity to, and understanding of, the Indigenous worldview an asset. Able to turn around stories quickly and accurately a must.

Must be eligible to legally work in Canada.

How to apply

Contact Deb Steel at debsteel@ammsa.com and send a resume. No phone calls please. (We are not in the office at this time).


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