Location: Rocky Mountain House, Alberta
Posted: July 3, 2018
The Mountaineer is looking for an energetic community-minded reporter with a passion for writing accurate and engaging stories to join our news team.
We are an award-winning newspaper based in Rocky Mountain House, Alberta, that covers a population of about20,000 people in various communities and rural areas.
Rocky Mountain House and Clearwater keep our newsroom busy. Other regular beats include agriculture news, outdoor life, school news, court, town council, sports, entertainment and provincial politics. The reporter will write a monthly opinion column, and complete other assignments as given. Writing and photography for special sections is also required.
We pride ourselves on publishing a comprehensive newspaper every week, including breaking news, in-depth stories and human interest features. Reporters who demonstrate positive attitude and competence will find opportunity to expand their writing skills and pursue other stories. Strong photography skills are an asset. Reporters take their own photos to accompany their work.
The Mountaineer is a member of the Alberta Weekly Newspaper Association and a multiple winner of the National Better Newspaper Competition.
Reporters are expected to look professional at work and on all work assignments and behave in a polite, respectful manner and adhere to good journalism ethics and the Alberta Press Council’s Code of Practice.
Must have an accredited journalism diploma or equivalent, and are expected to follow all CP style conventions.
Please state salary expectations. Provide samples of your work and contact information for references. Valid driver's license required. The Mountaineer thanks all those who apply. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted
Please send application, stating you found this job on Jeff Gauln's Journalism Job Board, to:
4814 - 49 St.
Rocky Mountain House
Tel: (40) -845-3334
Fax: (403) 845-5570
Web address: http://www.rock-e.ca