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Regional Programming Editor (Editorial)

Toronto, ON
Full Time
5 days ago

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No matter what your role at The Globe, you'll be part of an organization dedicated to making a difference to Canada.


The Globe and Mail is hiring a regional programming editor for our B.C., Alberta and Toronto content. This is a full-time position, working Monday to Friday with occasional weekend or evening work.

The programming team is responsible for promoting Globe journalism at the right time and place to drive new subscriptions and keep existing subscribers happy.


  • Working with editors in our Alberta, B.C. and Toronto bureaus to determine which stories we should be highlighting across all of our platforms
  • Determining which stories run on our regional pages in print each day
  • Working with the audience growth team to write engaging and SEO-friendly headlines
  • Handling some freelance and opinion content
  • Using audience data to help the bureaus understand what readers in these regions value
  • Being the advocate for regional content across the wider newsroom

The ideal candidate will have at least three years of experience working in a newsroom with past work in editing, and online or print roles considered an asset. While being based in Western Canada is ideal, we are open to this position being based in another Canadian location.

SALARY: This position is classified as a Content Editor 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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