Reporter / Photographer

  • Gravenhurst, ON, CANADA
  • Full Time



Metroland Media is a dynamic Media Company delivering vital business and community information to millions of readers across Ontario each week. With a healthy product offering in-print, online, trade shows and distribution networks, no target is unreachable. We are Ontario's largest and most successful community news and information source, provides local news and multi-media marketing solutions in Canada's heartland.


Metroland's diverse array of on-line products are visited by over 4 million unique visitors each month and print products are in the hands of more than 4.5 million customers a week. We continuously bringing new and acquired online products to market in order to provide our customers with a one-stop, comprehensive marketing solution. To connect with us, visit





We are seeking a Reporter who is passionate about journalism and the role it plays in our communities. This position is a 12 month contract opportunity.  



  • Write tight news stories, sports, and features to a weekly deadline and provide accompanying artwork
  • Post content to website and social media site on daily basis
  • Take quality photographs and adjust for publication
  • Generate fresh and interesting story ideas
  • Some layout duties and copy editing
  • Must be well-versed in Canadian Libel Law and Canadian Press Style
  • Other duties as assigned



  • Degree or Diploma in Journalism with of related experience in Journalism
  • A motivated self-starter who is an innovative, aggressive journalist with the ability to write clean copy and take photos
  • Have experience working in a newsroom environment and be able to adhere to tight deadlines
  • Proven news judgment and a strong work ethic
  • Possess strong skills in online journalism including social media
  • Ability to shoot and edit photographs
  • Have strong interview skills
  • Must be prepared to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekend
  • Must have access to a vehicle and a valid Driver’s Licence




Metroland is committed to accessibility in employment and to ensuring equal access to employment opportunities for candidates, including persons with disabilities. In compliance with AODA, Metroland will endeavour to provide accommodation to persons with disabilities in the recruitment process upon request. If you are selected for an interview and you require accommodation due to a disability during the recruitment process, please notify the hiring manager upon scheduling your interview.



About Metroland Media Group

A subsidiary of Torstar Corporation, Metroland is one of Canada's premier media companies. Metroland delivers up-to-the-minute vital business and community information to millions of people across Ontario. Working at Metroland provides opportunities for extensive development and career growth, competitive compensation plan and GRSP/DPSP, a comprehensive benefits package, a generous vacation plan and personal days. A leader in the multimedia industry, if you are passionate about making a difference in your community, establishing a great work/life balance and developing your skills, join the Metroland team today.

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What it's like to work at Metroland Media Group

A Strong History and Future

Metroland’s thousands of employees are very proud of our long history of connecting, in countless ways, to communities across Ontario. From our print publications, some of which date back more than a century, to our steady flow of new digital products, we are intensely focused on being leaders in local media for our communities. If you are looking to be a part of your community, this could be the place for you.

Connected to the community

As the media world evolves, Metroland continues to lead the way in developing innovative editorial and marketing solutions. We are currently in touch with each and every community that our newspapers, flyers and websites touch. We believe that in order to drive a successful business, having a meaningful presence within these areas is necessary, and take pride in our local business relationships.

A look inside Metroland Media Group

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Benefits & Perks

Developing People from Within

Our mission is to develop the future leaders of our organization, and provide the opportunity for professional development to each and every employee. Our training centre is focused on pure development, and we invest in our people.

An Exciting Career in Media

We offer the opportunity to work in a:

  • Highly energized and results oriented business environment
  • A space where cutting edge digital advertising is your main focus
  • To develop and lead new advertising projects
  • Innovative/collaborative culture with talented and dedicated people
  • Well-established and respected company that is connected to their community
  • An entrepreneurial culture where employees to contribute their ideas
Benefits that work for you
  • Comprehensive Benefits package and 3 weeks of vacation with 2 additional personal days
  • Tuition Reimbursement program to assist employees in their development
  • Large group discount programs
  • Employee Lunch & Learns, Townhalls and BBQ’s
  • Cake Celebrations – here at Metroland we love to celebrate and eat cake! If a life event is happening we come together!
  • Corporate Social Responsibility – We encourage all employees to come together and support their community in a variety of different ways

Metroland Media Group Testimonials

Samantha Coelho
“We are everywhere! Our portfolio is so diverse that we can help any business advertise, through digital or print, all across Ontario.”

Samantha Coelho, Metroland Digital Account Specialist Manager in operations - Metroland Media Group

Mike Banville
“Each year Metroland contributes millions of dollars to support local charities and events throughout Ontario.”

Mike Banville, Director of Circulation - Metroland Media Group

Molly Hayes
“I get to meet new people every day, from all walks of life, in all corners of the city. I am continually inspired by the people and agencies working to help our most vulnerable neighbours.”

Molly Hayes, Director of Circulation - Metroland Media Group

Tamara Gostlin
“It’s extremely important to stay ahead of the trends and bring new solutions to our customers.”

Tamara Gostlin, Digital Sales Manager - Metroland Media Group

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Reporter / Photographer, METROLAND MEDIA GROUP LTD, Gravenhurst, ON, CANADA