December  10, 2023
  New Media





Digital Editor/Reporter

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Digital Editor/Reporter REF#: JG33432
Town & Country This Week/Today
Location: Barrhead, Alberta
Posted: October 10, 2023
Deadline: December 10, 2023


Are you a naturally curious self-starter who loves to get to the bottom of a story? Do you love breaking news? is looking for a digital editor/reporter to join our award-winning news team working from our Barrhead office. 

Who are we?
Town and Country serves the communities of Westlock, Barrhead and Athabasca with news all the time on the web, one print edition per week and a daily email newsletter. We are part of the Great West Media news company, which owns community news media outlets across Alberta. 


  • You understand writing for both digital and print platforms and are interested in drawing readers into a story.
  • The successful candidate will need to be able to keep readers up to date with the most recent breaking news using our digital platform.
  • You have a digital-first mindset, as the news doesn’t wait for the paper to get published.
  • You are a self-starter and naturally curious, who can easily generate story ideas.
  • You are innovative and are willing to think outside of the box and try new things.
  • You love telling stories and will use photography and video to support your writing.
  • You have a vehicle and enthusiasm for the industry.
  • A degree in journalism or communications would be preferred but not necessary. Attitude and enthusiasm are the most important qualities in this role.
  • New grads are welcome to apply.

To apply please send a resume, cover letter - stating you found this job on Jeff Gaulin's Journalism Job Board - and three writing samples to:

Tim Shoults, Vice-President
Town & Country (Great West Media)
Barrhead , AB


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