Position: General assignment reporter
Position Type: Full-time
Reports to: Editor
Location: Canmore, Alta.
The Rocky Mountain Outlook was created in 2001 to cover the Bow Valley region of Alberta, which includes Canmore, Banff, the Stoney Nakoda First Nation, the MD of Bighorn, Lake Louise and Banff National Park. It’s situated in some of the most scenic areas in North America and has a print circulation of more than 10,000 issues each week with a digital readership of more than 300,000 each month.
The Outlook has been recognized both provincially and nationally at the Alberta Weekly Newspaper Awards, the News Photographers Association of Canada, the Canadian Community Newspaper Association awards and the Canadian Association of Journalists awards. The news, sports, Indigenous, political coverage, investigative and photography work has regularly been honoured.
Community journalism is at the core of what our entire newsroom does in one of the most dynamic news environments in Canada. The successful application will join a newsroom with five editorial staff.
Great West Media is a Canadian community newspaper publishing company headquartered in St. Albert, Alberta. Great West Media has more than a dozen print and digital publications in Alberta, focusing on providing exceptional community news to its readers.
Their news division features award-winning journalists who engage hundreds of thousands of readers through its brands each week.
The Rocky Mountain Outlook is seeking a full-time general assignment reporter who will help drive coverage of issues and events and provide a well-rounded approach to journalism in a variety of functions: writing, reporting, taking pictures, shooting video, and publishing work through social media.
After a three-month probation period, the successful candidate will gain benefits including dental, vision care and extended health care. Following a year, the reporter will be eligible to join the company’s Group RRSP program.
What you’ll do:
Should you be interested in this opportunity please forward a cover letter, resume and three to five samples of published work to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Application Deadline: Sunday, Sept. 26, 2021
We thank in advance all applicants for their interest, however only those candidates under consideration will be contacted. Only candidates legally eligible to work in Canada will be considered. No phone calls or agencies please.
The Rocky Mountain Outlook is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes resumes from all qualified candidates.