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City Hall Reporter

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City Hall Reporter REF#: JG33581
Great West Media
Location: St. Albert, Alberta
Posted: July 4, 2024
Deadline: July 26, 2024
Salary:

Description

If you thrive on covering municipal politics, you will be interested in a full-time reporting position at the St. Albert Gazette. This award-winning community media outlet, in print weekly and online daily, seeks an experienced city hall reporter who has a nose for news and who can write stories that are engaging and informative. 

St. Albert offers all the amenities of a city of 70,000 people and is located on Edmonton's northwest border, within minutes of everything a metropolis of 1.5 million people has to offer.

The St. Albert Gazette is published by Great West Media, a thriving community media company serving more than 20 communities across rural and suburban Alberta with 9 award-winning print and digital media titles, serving newspapers across Western Canada with our state of the art printing plant and serving customers across the country with our cutting edge digital media agency, all headquartered in St. Albert.

Qualifications

The successful candidate will have excellent research and writing skills and have a demonstrated ability to write news and features on the municipal and general assignment beats. 

Candidates must have journalism training and preferably at least two years of reporting experience. 

The successful candidate will have a reputation for working well with colleagues and sources alike.

The chosen candidate will be a self-starter, who can meet tight deadlines with ease.

Photography skills and social media experience will be definite assets. 

The candidate should be naturally-curious and have a digital-first mindset. Writing for both digital and print platforms is required. Reporters must file daily and meet the daily deadlines for digital. 

Applicants must have a drivers licence, a vehicle and a clean driving record. Salary will be commensurate with experience.


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
Great West Media
340 Carleton Drive
St. Albert , AB
T8N 7L3 , Canada
Tel: (780) 668-5516


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

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