Prince Albert Daily Herald
Location: Prince Albert, Saskatchewan
Posted: June 3, 2022
The Prince Albert Daily Herald is accepting applications for a full-time sports reporter in our newsroom. We are looking for a hard-working reporter who can cover community sporting events both online and in print.
Candidates should be comfortable using social media and be proficient in writing and photography. The position requires regular evening and weekend work. Reporters are expected to submit 10 stories per week, while also helping with layout in the newsroom. They may also be asked to help out with non-sports stories on occasion.
Applicants should have a degree or diploma from a recognized journalism school, or related education or experience. They should be able to deliver clean copy on deadline, take interesting photos that add to their stories, and be comfortable working with other journalists in a newsroom setting. Ideally, candidates will have a driver’s licence, a car, and a camera.
About the Prince Albert Daily Herald
The Daily Herald is an award-winning, employee-owned newspaper. We cover local politics, education, courts, arts, sports, and unique stories of interest to the community.
The Daily Herald publishes every day from Tuesday to Saturday. We deliver our Thursday edition to communities across the region, including Melfort, Nipawin, La Ronge, and Shellbrook. The Herald also publishes the Northern Advocate, which focuses on issues that are important to Northern Saskatchewan.
About Prince Albert
Prince Albert is a city of nearly 38,000 people. It has a WHL hockey team, two U18 AAA hockey teams, and active lacrosse, softball, baseball and high school sports scenes. Prince Albert has hosted several major sports events, the most recent of which was the 2018 World Junior Softball Championships. Prince Albert will host the Esso Cup in 2023.
Outside of sports, Prince Albert has an active arts scene, a provincial court, a Court of Queen’s Bench, plus several new developments under construction such as an indoor recreation centre. The Prince Albert Pulp Mill is also scheduled to reopen by Fall 2023.
The region boasts several impressive recreational amenities, such as Cooke Municipal Golf Course and hiking and cross-country skiing trails at Little Red River Park. The City is close to Candle Lake Provincial Park and Great Blue Heron Provincial Park. Prince Albert National Park is roughly one hour away.
Please email a resume and references, including a cover letter stating you found this job on Jeff Gaulin’s Journalism Job Board to editor Jason Kerr at firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Prince Albert Daily Herald
30 10th Street East
Web address: http://paherald.sk.ca