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Features Writer

Applications are due March 2, 2018 at 11:59 P.M.

Please submit a cover letter, resume and three writing samples to editor@thebruns.ca.

CRITICAL OUTCOMES

  • Feature-length articles (two per magazine) for The Brunswickan as assigned or approved by the Features Editor

KEY ACTIVITIES

  • Researches the background and gathers facts
  • Interviews people to uncover facts and solicit opinions
  • Writes an article or a series of articles on the event ensuring the facts are reliable and defensible and that the content meets the standards of the newspaper
  • May on occasion assist with writing stories for online

SKILL REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be a student at UNB Fredericton or St. Thomas University
  • Research and analytical skills
  • Interviewing skills
  • Interpersonal skills including tact and judgment
  • Effective writing skills
  • Knowledge of grammar, spelling, punctuation and syntax
  • Tenacity for uncovering the facts
  • Ability to see, understand and report a balanced viewpoint
  • Knowledge of computer software systems for word processing

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