June  17, 2024
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Reporter REF#: JG33557
Town & Country This Week
Location: Westlock, Alberta
Posted: May 16, 2024


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

Town and Country This Week/Townandcountrytoday.com is part of Great West Media, a family-owned community news media company publishing 10 community newspapers and websites serving more than 20 communities across rural Alberta.


Who are you?
  • 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.

Send your cover letter (stating you found this job on Jeff Gaulin's Journalism Job Board), resume and 3-5 writing samples to:

Tim Shoults, publisher
Great West Media

E-mail: tshoults@greatwest.ca
Web address: http://www.townandcountrytoday.com

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