Saturday , 12 June 2021

Employment Opportunity: Reporter/Social Media Personality

Lakeland Connect is expanding its team! Are you ready to crush the new media game & explode online? We are for you!

We are looking to increase our newsrooms. We have an open reporter/social media personality positions.

Lakeland Connect is an online 24/7 newspaper, https://lakelandconnect.net, with complimentary social media pages @lakelandconnect. We average 3,500 unique views a day and 30,000 unique views per week in a 30,000 market.

We have the most followed social media pages in the region.

Reaching Alberta’s Lakeland; specifically, Cold Lake, Bonnyville, St. Paul, Elk Point, Vermilion & Lac La Biche. Based in Bonnyville, but employees can live within the Lakeland region. We are currently looking for individuals for the Bonnyville & Lac La Biche newsrooms.

We have taken the best parts of new media, traditional media, journalism, radio and television and forged them into an exciting new industry!

We need more trailblazers on our team.


The ideal candidate is

  • Experience and education in journalism, radio, television, broadcasting, media, communications, or marketing.
  • Will be proficient in social media, specifically Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn.
  • Knowledge of WordPress and Adobe platforms (Audition, Premiere, Photoshop etc.).
  • Familiar with livestreaming, journalism (news, community & sports), and podcasts.
  • Passionate about community and people!
  • Works well in a team and is motivated to work independently.
  • Ready to develop skills.
  • Able to meet strict deadlines.
  • Holds a Class 5 Drivers License and clean driver’s abstract.
  • Has access to a vehicle.


When Applying Include:

  • Resume with two references.
  • Examples of your work; including written articles or editorials, videos you have created and edited, any marketing assets you have created, design work, on air demo, television demo reel, etc.
  • If applicable, include social media handles for personal and/or professional pages that you have managed, created or are the admin for.
  • If applicable, include link to your YouTube Channel and/or podcast.
  • If applicable, include links to any websites that you have created or are currently managing .


Forward to:

Jena Colbourne

Director Lakeland Connect Media Inc.

[email protected]

About Jena Colbourne