Black Press Media’s Prairie Division is looking for an experienced journalist looking to dig deeper into issues and topics that are important to central Albertans in the community of Wetaskiwin.
This is a temporary one-year position, based out of The Pipestone Flyer, as part of the Local Journalism Initiative.
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 Red Deer, Ponoka, Rimbey, Sylvan Lake, Lacombe, Bashaw, Castor and Stettler. This position is supported by the Central Alberta 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
- 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
About Black Press Media:
Black Press Media is a leading 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. Our journalists are among the very best in Canada and we invest in those that excel.
Please forward your resume and writing sample to:
Editorial Director, Black Press Media Canadian Division
Applicants must be able to legally work in Canada and hold a valid driver’s licence. A reliable vehicle and smartphone are required.
Applications will be accepted until position is filled.
Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.