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Freelance Photographer

Village Media

We are currently seeking a talented and motivated freelance photographer to capture breaking news and events for our just launched AuroraToday news site.

We are born digital, but at the heart of what we do is community storytelling and we are looking for an experienced photographer who can help us cover a number of diverse subject areas.

We’re looking for an individual who:

  • Is driven to find the people behind the stories that matter in their communities

  • Knows how to capture passions, struggles and triumphs and communicate them in a compelling way

  • Is experienced with taking photos for breaking news and current events

  • Can commit to work evenings and weekends for us 

The ideal candidate should have:

  • A degree or diploma in journalism, photography or equivalent experience

  • Strong photography skills with demonstrated ability and creativity 

  • Experience with editing images

  • Experience with audio and video recording techniques and equipment

  • Familiarity with the Aurora, Ontario community

  • A valid driver’s licence and a reliable vehicle

  • Their own photography equipment 

If this is you, please apply! We want a cover letter, resume and relevant samples of your work. 

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About Village Media

Village Media is where local news lives—and thrives. An ever-expanding network of community journalism websites, we cover the stories that matter most: the ones right in our backyards. A champion of hyperlocal news and information, Village Media publishes its articles on an innovative and scalable content management system (CMS) developed in-house. Born digital, our leading-edge company is a pioneer in its industry, continuously expanding its reach and changing the landscape of online news.

Village Media is committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion among our staff, volunteers, programs and partners. We encourage applicants of diverse abilities, backgrounds, and life experiences to apply. If you require accommodations during the selection process, please contact [email protected].

Please visit our careers page to see more job opportunities.

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