East Central Saskatchewan Reporter

New Posted 18 September 2023 | Yorkton or Canora, Saskatchewan | Yorkton This Week

Yorkton This Week and Canora Courier are looking for a talented reporter to join our team.

The successful candidate will focus on courts, crime, local governments, school boards and First Nations in the rural region surrounding Yorkton, which includes Canora, Preeceville, Kamsack, Langenburg, Foam Lake, Wadena, Kelvington, Wroxton, Churchbridge and Saltcoats.

For more than a century, our newspapers have been telling the stories of citizens from this slice of east central Saskatchewan. While text articles are the primary format, you will embrace digital platforms and have opportunities to produce photo, video and/or audio reporting.

Your journalism will uncover stories that need to be told, help set discussion and policy in east central Saskatchewan, and build relationships and a stronger sense of community amongst our audiences.

The stories you produce will be distributed in the weekly print editions of Yorkton This Week, Canora Courier, Preeceville Progress and Kamsack Times; across Saskatchewan communities through our provincial website, SASKTODAY.ca; as well through other news outlets as part of the federal government’s Local Journalism Initiative.

About the position

Benefits: Medical and dental, as well as car allowance, three weeks’ vacation and statutory holidays
Term: This is a 12-month position funded through the federal government’s Local Journalism Initiative
Shifts: While this is a Monday-Friday position, some weekend and evening reporting may be required
Physical workplace: You will either be located at the Canora Courier office in Canora, Sask. or the Yorkton This Week office in Yorkton, Sask.
Training: Glacier Media Group highly values ongoing training and skills development, including professional development


Pitching, reporting and editing local and regional articles for daily digital publication
Ability to handle and turnaround breaking news, as well as longer-format features
Ability to take photos that are eye-catching, clear and engaging to be shared in your articles and on social media
Ability to work efficiently, in a deadline-driven environment, both independently and constructively in collaboration with a wider team when required
Familiarity or willingness to learn audience engagement concepts, including social media storytelling and SEO
Knowledge of Canadian Press style
A driver’s license and reliable transportation are required
A journalism degree, diploma or equivalent experience

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