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Alberta Correspondent

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Alberta Correspondent REF#: JG29094
National Post
Location: Calgary or Edmonton, Alberta
Posted: March 21, 2018
Deadline: April 20, 2018
Salary:

Description

ABOUT THE NATIONAL POST

From its founding in 1998, the National Post has made a place for itself in a crowded media landscape by being different. Online and in print, we deliver hard news, context and analysis and great storytelling; instead of commodity news and an institutional approach to coverage, we go deep on the things Canadians find interesting.

ABOUT THE JOB

The National Post is hiring an Alberta correspondent to cover the province for a national audience.

This position is to be located in either Calgary or Edmonton.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate has a deep understanding of Alberta and the West. They know its politics, its culture, its character and its characters, and they are equally comfortable covering a provincial budget, a criminal trial or a large rock inexplicably placed in a suburban parking lot. They are versatile, able to write quick hits, thorough news reports and in-depth features, all in a voice that is lively and clear. They have a feel for the Post's sensibility. They can cultivate sources, find stories buried in documents and break news on tight deadlines. They know how to drive a story forward or find a unique way into it. They understand that sometimes the best way to tell a story is through a video, graphic or interactive, and they are excited to be part of a digital newsroom.

If this sounds like you, please apply to careers@postmedia.com with a cover letter (stating you found this job on Jeff Gaulin's Journalism Job Board), resume and clippings. Please tell us about at least one area of interest you would want to explore at the Post and how you would do it, with examples of story ideas. No phone calls please. Postmedia would like to thank all interested applicants; however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Postmedia Network Inc. is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all areas of the hiring process. If you require an accommodation during the hiring process, please make your needs known in advance. Accommodation requests will be provided on an individual basis. Postmedia Network Inc. is committed to employment equity and an inclusive, barrier-free selection process and work environment. Postmedia Network Inc. encourages applications from women, aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities.

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