Canadian Journalist

Editorial · Tele-Commute, Ontario
Department Editorial
Employment Type Full-Time

LifeSiteNews is seeking a passionate, faith-filled professional to serve as a full-time Canadian journalist covering crucial news in the battle for life, family, and the restoration of Christian culture. 

The successful applicant will be tasked with finding, investigating, and writing news pieces to inform and inspire readers. Candidates must be highly motivated, have top-notch writing skills, and have the ability and humility to work with our editing team to learn the tools of online journalism. 

A successful candidate will have: 

  • excellent research and writing skills 
  • a meticulous eye for detail and accuracy 
  • comfortability doing telephone interviews 
  • knowledge of the global pro-life and pro-family movements 
  • extensive knowledge of and interest in Canadian politics 
  • familiarity with the Catholic Church in Canada and the Catholic Church’s hierarchical structure  
  • high self-motivation, and ability to thrive in a high-stress, fast-paced environment with constant rolling deadlines 
  • facility and experience with web publishing platforms, Microsoft Office, social media (Facebook, Twitter, etc.) 
  • willingness to take direction and adapt, and ability to work well on a team 
  • excellent communication skills 
  • willingness to work hours as needed, including occasional nights and weekends 

Salary is negotiable based upon need and experience. Keep in mind that while LifeSite aims to meet our employees financial needs, we are a mission-based non-profit. 

Your application should include a resume, cover letter, at least three references, five or more samples of your journalism, and answers to the list of questions provided. 

The cover letter should explain your interest in working for LifeSite, and outline how your experience has proven both your commitment to LifeSite’s mission and your ability to succeed in the position. It must show knowledge of and interest in LifeSite’s mission and reporting. 

The references are important. Please be aware that at a later stage of the application process, you may be required to arrange calls for us with your references. 

We will contact successful applicants for an interview. Prior to a hiring decision, applicants will be required to take on several assignments at a freelance rate. Normally, new employees are required to fly to Ontario for a week of training around the first month on the job. However, this may not be possible due to the COVID-19 travel restrictions. 

Please email writing samples to 

LOCATION: This position is open to Canadian citizens. 

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