Reporter (Editorial)

Editorial, 100 Queen Street, Suite 1420, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Req #141
Friday, July 22, 2022

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The Globe and Mail has a full-time opening for an Ottawa Bureau reporter. As part of the team covering federal politics and national news, this position requires an experienced journalist with a proven track record as a gifted writer, who can tackle features on a multiplicity of issues as well has handling breaking news.

This is an opportunity for a driven and ambitious journalist who wants to play a key role in our coverage of national and international affairs and the country’s national institutions including the arts. We are looking for a reporter who is versatile, innovative and curious. The successful candidate should also be an excellent team player as they will be expected to work with reporters at the Ottawa Bureau and other areas of the newsroom and across the country.


To be considered for this position, applicants must have 10 years of experience and a proven interest in political coverage. The applicant must have the ability to write long-form profiles, political sketches, and the ability to investigate issues in great detail. They must also have the ability to develop contacts and to elevate our coverage with enterprise work. As always, the goal is memorable journalism.

SALARY: This position is classified as a Reporter under Group C of the Editorial Collective Agreement


All offers of employment with The Globe and Mail are conditional upon the candidate being Fully Vaccinated. To be Fully Vaccinated is defined as someone who has received the full series of a vaccine or a combination of vaccines accepted by the Government of Canada (currently Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca, Janssen) and has received the last dose at least 14 days prior to their start date. To prove they are Fully Vaccinated, all new hires will be required to provide evidence by emailing a copy of their vaccine dose administration receipt(s) to Human Resources prior to their start date. Those seeking exemption based on one or more of the protected grounds in the Human Rights Code will need to provide their request for accommodation to Human Resources for approval.  If the accommodation request is not approved and the candidate is not Fully Vaccinated, any offer of employment will be revoked.     


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  • Editorial, 100 Queen Street, Suite 1420, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada