May  20, 2018
  New Media





Multimedia Reporter

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Multimedia Reporter REF#: JG1000
Sylvan Lake News (Black Press)
Location: Sylvan Lake, Alberta
Posted: May 16, 2018


The Sylvan Lake News and Eckville Echo have an immediate opening for a Multimedia Reporter to join our award-winning team.
The successful candidate must be community-minded with a daily focus toward community news and events coverage. You will be well-versed in social media and very comfortable in a digital-first environment.
This role encompasses the overall contribution and presentation, utilizing both traditional print and online/social formats, of informative articles, compelling feature stories, great videos and photos – on a daily basis for the papers’ digital products, and on a weekly basis for the print editions.
Responsibilities of this role include:
  • Reporting, writing stories, covering events, shooting video and photos;
  • Ensuring daily, timely website and social media postings are scheduled and completed;
  • Some editing of local news stories, columns and letters to the editor;
  • Aid in weekly planning and layout of print editions, as required;
  • Writing a bi-weekly editorial column for the two papers’ opinion sections.


  • Journalism degree or diploma;
  • Strong writing skills; familiarity with CP style;
  • Organizational and time management skills;
  • Camera, Driver’s license and reliable vehicle.

The Sylvan Lake News and Eckville Echo offer a great working environment with a competitive remuneration plan and excellent benefits package. Interested candidates should send resumé, writing samples and cover letter - stating you found this job on Jeff Gauln's Journalism Job Board - to:

Alanna Wilson, publisher
Black Press - Sylvan Lake News
Suite 103, 5020 - 50A Street
Sylvan Lake , AB
T4S 1R2 , Canada
Tel: (403) 887-2331

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