Mackenzie Report Inc.
|General News Reporter
Location: Grimshaw, Alberta
Posted: October 23, 2020
Mackenzie Report Inc. requires the services of a “Roving Reporter” to gather information, do research and write local, original content, and take photographs, in and around several small communities in northwest Alberta. We need your help with one of the most important responsibilities in the world; keeping people properly informed about what’s happening in their community and region!
Mile Zero-Banner Post, is a regional weekly community newspaper serving Grimshaw, Berwyn, MD of Peace, Manning and County of Northern Lights. The Mile Zero-Banner Post is part of an independently owned and operated newspaper chain with a sister publication located in High Level, the location of the company head office.
Duties of the reporter include, but are not limited to, coverage of local and regional events, politics, sports, schools and general community happenings. The successful applicant will work independently from their home base. Among the benefits of the position, travel expenses will be paid for vehicle use, each staff member gets one extra week paid holiday during Christmas as a staff bonus. Moving assistance available, within reason. Salary is based on experience... The more you are willing to do for us the more we'll do for you!
Position is available
to Canadian residents currently living in Canada. Journalism degree or diploma from
a reputable Canadian post-secondary institution is a necessity. Must have own vehicle
and possess a valid drivers license. We need someone with sound writing skills,
but also the ability to shoot good photographs. Having own cell phone, computer
and digital SLR is necessary. A MUST requirement: Clear thinking, self-motivated,
good natured personality, as well as an ability to report news and events
objectively, not allowing personal beliefs or ideology to influence on the job
performance. Writing style must be clear, concise and logical, allowing the
reader to form their own opinion based on all the facts.
Please send a cover letter stating that you found this job on Jeff Gaulin's Journalism Board and resume to:
Mackenzie Report Inc.
Web address: http://mrnews.ca