The Black Press Media Prairie Division is looking for an experienced journalist looking to dig deeper into issues and topics that are important to central Albertans. The successful applicant should have a passion and interest in writing a range of news content for our web and print audiences and be able to work on quick-turnaround deadlines.
The successful applicant will join a team of editors and journalists in newsrooms in Ponoka, Rimbey, Wetaskiwin, Sylvan Lake, Lacombe, Bashaw, Castor and Stettler. The regional journalist works with the Prairie Division’s regional editor.
The successful applicant will report on a range of news. Videography, photography and digital storytelling skills are highly valuable.
The successful candidate will:
• Possess a good understanding of Canadian Press Style
• Hold a journalism degree with 1+ years of experience in the field
• Demonstrate initiative and determination to improve and supplement both digital and print platforms.
• Produce quality written articles and video reports that use industry best practices
A valid driver’s licence, reliable vehicle and smartphone are required. The successful candidate must be able to multitask and execute in a complex digital and print publishing environment, and be flexible in working mobile with part-time in-office hours.
This is a permanent, part-time position with opportunity to move to a full-time position.
Black Press Media is a leading North American local news champion with operations across British Columbia, Alberta, Yukon, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Washington State, Alaska, and Hawaii. Over 1,500 talented employees work with us to deliver unique community news and information across a full suite of traditional media channels and digital platforms. We value diverse viewpoints, new ways of thinking and a collaborative approach to delivering results
Send a resume and cover letter
by January 31 to:
Regional Editor, Prairie Division, Black Press Media
Applications will be accepted until position is filled.
Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.