Job Opportunities

THE UNITER IS SEEKING A CAMPUS REPORTER

The Uniter is seeking a hardworking student/alumni and experienced writer who is passionate about campus politics, news and events to fill the position of Campus Reporter. The successful candidate will possess strong research and interviewing skills as well as demonstrate a critical eye for news content. 

The Campus Reporter will:

  • Work closely with the city editor 
  • Pitch and write two 500 word campus-related stories per week
  • Work with the visual team to arrange for corresponding visual content
  • Work well under deadlines. 
  • Attend weekly pitch meetings, monthly section meetings and professional development workshops

The position begins January 6, and pays $120/week.

Interested parties should submit a resume including references, cover letter and two (2) writing samples by December 14 at noon. Application packages should be sent to Managing Editor Thomas Pashko at info@uniter.ca. We thank all applicants, however only those shortlisted for an interview will be contacted.

*Mouseland Press strives to be an equitable employer and will prioritize qualified applicants who belong to marginalized groups. Qualified applicants who study at or are alumni of The University of Winnipeg will also be given priority*

THE UNITER IS SEEKING A FEATURES REPORTER

The Uniter is seeking an individual who is passionate about interviewing and showcasing interesting individuals in Winnipeg to fill the position of features reporter. This person should be comfortable speaking to people from a wide range of backgrounds and building trust within communities both on and off campus.

The successful candidate will possess strong writing and interviewing skills, and have their finger on the pulse of the many thriving scenes in Winnipeg.

Duties:

  • Work closely with the features editor
  • Pitch and write the Critipeg feature once per week (during the COVID-19 pandemic)
  • Pitch and write the Whose House feature once per week (after the COVID-19 pandemic ends)
  • Pitch and write the PROFile feature once per week
  • Work with the visual team to arrange for corresponding visual content (specifically collaborating with photographers for Whose House)
  • Work well under deadlines
  • Attend weekly pitch meetings, monthly section meetings and professional development workshops
  • Pitch and write a cover feature once per semester

Relationship to colleagues:

  • Reports to features editor
  • Collaborates with managing editor copy and style editor and photo team

Applicants should have a flexible schedule and be available for pitch meetings during the remainder of the academic year (January to April.)  

This position pays $120/week. The features reporter will begin their term in January following an orientation. 

Interested parties should submit a resume including references, cover letter and two (2) writing samples by December. 17 at noon. Application packages should be sent to Managing Editor Thomas Pashko at info@uniter.ca. We thank all applicants, however only those shortlisted for an interview will be contacted.

*Mouseland Press strives to be an equitable employer and will prioritize qualified applicants who belong to marginalized groups. Qualified applicants who study at or are alumni of The University of Winnipeg will also be given priority*