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Company: Great West Media
Job Type: Permanent Full
Posting Closes: When a suitable candidate has been found.
Start Date: A.S.A.P.

We need a good writer — a person who knows how to engage their audience, thrive in a busy newsroom, and work within tight deadlines. Is that you?

Based in the northeastern Alberta community of Lac La Biche, the full-time multi-media reporter at Lakeland This Week and is responsible for the local and regional content in our well-established print and digital products.

Part of the Great West Media group, Lakeland This Week offers a competitive salary and benefits package, chances for advancement, free coffee and a community that is very welcoming.

A two-hour drive from Edmonton, Lac La Biche County is in Alberta’s Lakeland region where recreation opportunities abound for the outdoor enthusiast. The large municipality has a combined urban and rural population of about 8,500. The region is rich in heritage and history, building on an Indigenous-based foundation with Francophone, Lebanese, Ukrainian and Italian influences — just to name a few.

For more details on the region’s news and events, visit our website at or go to for all the tourism details.

 Qualified candidates require:

  • Journalism diploma or degree / Post-secondary equivalencies will be considered
  • Applicants must possess excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Photography skills
  • Excellent computer skills
  • A driver’s license and reliable vehicle

Resumes, cover letter and writing samples can be sent to:

Rob McKinley

c/o Lac La Biche POST / Lakeland This Week

E: [email protected]


Further Inquiries —  780-623-4221

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