December  10, 2023
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City Council Reporter

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City Council Reporter REF#: JG33452
Prince Albert Daily Herald
Location: Prince Albert, Saskatchewan
Posted: November 21, 2023


The Prince Albert Daily Herald is looking for a full-time City Council and General Assignment Reporter. We are looking for a hard-working writer who can cover municipal politics for both online and print while helping out on other beats as needed. 
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, an active arts scene, a provincial court, a Court of King’s Bench, plus several new developments under construction such as an indoor recreation centre.

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.


Candidates should be comfortable using social media and have proficiency in writing and photography. The position requires evening work as part of council and election coverage. Reporters are expected to submit nine to 10 stories per week, while also helping with layout in the newsroom.

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.

Please email a resume, references, and a cover letter stating you found this job on Jeff Gaulin’s Journalism Board to editor Jason Kerr at Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Jason Kerr, editor
Prince Albert Daily Herald

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