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VI Weekly
Nanaimo, BC


Nanaimo, BC

Full job description

VI Weekly

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent

Start Date: As soon as possible

Language: English and Mandarin

Minimum Education: Bachelor Degree

Positions Available: 1

Job Title: Editor, Newspaper (NOC 5122)

Salary: $20 Per Hour

Job Location: Nanaimo, British Columbia

VI Weekly — short for Vancouver Island Weekly — is the first and only Mandarin newspaper printed on the Island. VI Weekly serves local Chinese communities in Victoria, Nanaimo and other areas on the island. We are currently hiring one local news editor, supporting us with bi-weekly publishing of VI Weekly and online articles for

Job Duties:

  • Select suitable material, theme, topic and content for VI Weekly bi-weekly publishing and VI weekly online news medias;
  • Plan coverage of upcoming events and assign work accordingly
  • Plan on layout, format, and overall design and style to be used for newspaper publishing;
  • Proofread, edit and correct errors in spelling, grammar and syntax, and shorten or lengthen copy as space or time requires for final printings;
  • Assist journalist in completing interview, investigation or news coverage missions
  • Communicate with authors, reporters, design team and others regarding revisions to harmonize final publishing work;
  • Plan and co-ordinate activities of staff and assure production deadlines are met;
  • Research publication and marketing trends and various distribution channels.
  • Network with editors and journalist from other media outlets, expand resource channels

Employment Requirements:

  • A bachelor's degree in journalism, communications, media, public relations or a related discipline is required;
  • At least three years of work experience in journalism, news editing, publishing or a related field is required;
  • Knowledge of internet, computer and familiar with commonly used editing software and tools;
  • Proficient in English and Mandarin.

Please do not call or visit, Please send your resume and cover letter. Please note only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $20.00 /hour

Required experience:

  • journalism: 3 years

Required education:

  • Bachelor's

Required language:

  • English and Mandarin