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Oct 12, 2016
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TC Media is Seeking Freelance Journalists to Write for Investment Executive (newspaper)

Company: TC Media – Posted by: Brian Scott (Admin) – Preferred job location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Salary: ($15/hour, plus 50 cents/word)
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TC Media is Seeking Freelance Journalists to Write for Investment Executive (newspaper)
Short Job summary: TC Media is seeking Freelance Research Journalists with strong business sense to write for Investment Executive, a leading financial newspaper. Journalists will be tasked with interviewing principal members of the financial services industry, pitching story ideas, and writing articles for a special Report Card series. This is a contract position lasting about six months. Payment is an hourly rate, and a per-word rate for articles.

Job Description:

Investment Executive is looking for three entry-level research journalists to conduct a series of surveys with key members of the financial services sector, contribute story ideas and write related articles for a special Report Card series.

Candidates should be self-starters, confident, inquisitive, hard-working and very comfortable conducting thorough telephone interviews in survey format as their entire work days will be spent conducting interviews. Candidates should also demonstrate strong writing skills; as well, they must also be able to work very efficiently and under tight time constraints. Fluency in French is a significant asset, as is experience in business journalism .

The contract positions begin on Jan. 3, 2017 and end in mid June, with further freelance writing commitments throughout the summer. Pay is $15/hour, and articles are paid for separately, at 50 cents a word. Those hired will each have a minimum of five articles published in Investment Executive .

Investment Executive is a national newspaper owned by TC Media that’s published 16 times a year for the financial services industry.


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