Airdrie City View
Location: Airdrie, Alberta
Posted: November 19, 2021
Deadline: November 30, 2021
The Airdrie City View and Rocky View Weekly newspapers, are community newspapers that each cover the City of Airdrie and the Rural County of Rocky View, Alberta, is accepting applications for a permanent, full-time news reporter position in our newsroom.
We are looking for a talented writer who is able to investigate breaking news and produce compelling stories and features for both our online and print products.
Candidates should be active on social media, have proficiency in still photography, and be comfortable with multimedia reporting. This position is a Tuesday-Saturday position and will require occasional evening work as part of council coverage and the reporter will be expected to submit seven to eight stories per week.
Applicants should have a degree or diploma from a recognized journalism school, or, related education/experience.
The Airdrie City View/ Rocky View Weekly are award-winning newspapers and are part of the Great West Media group of newspapers and community websites.
Located just 10 minutes north of Calgary, Airdrie has a population of approximately 70,000 and is an active community hosting a number of entertainment, sports and social events throughout the year.
Salary is commensurate with experience. The Great West Media also offers a comprehensive and generous suite of benefits.
- Superior writing skills and strong news judgment.
- A formal degree or diploma in journalism or related experience.Demonstrated ability to cover breaking news
- Outstanding research skills, and excellent communication skills.
A valid driver's licence, access to a reliable vehicle, and possession of a smartphone are essential.
Please send a cover letter stating you found this job on Jeff Gaulin's Journalism Board, resumé, news clippings, and photo portfolios to:
Airdrie City View
403-2903 Kingsview Blvd
Web address: http://airdrietoday.com