Jr New Reporter / Anchor – Prince George, BC

Published
October 28, 2019
Location
Prince George, Canada
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Description

Vista Radio is looking for a Jr news reporter / anchor in our Prince George newsroom. The position reports to the News Supervisor and is part of a news team who provides content for both on-air and online.

Position Description:

  • Prepare and deliver daily on-air newscasts for Prince George and region
  • Write multiple online stories daily, including enterprise stories (wordpress platform)
  • Attend news events throughout Prince George
  • Gather actualities both in the field and by phone for newscasts
  • Post stories, pictures and videos to various social media platforms
  • Take part in daily news meetings
  • Other duties as assigned

Position Requirements:

  • Completion of a radio, broadcast or journalism course or experience equivalent
  • Strong writing skills for both online and on-air
  • Strong on-air delivery
  • Able to source out enterprise stories (features)
  • Ability to meet deadlines in a busy open concept newsroom
  • Must become familiar with the newsmakers and geography of Prince George
  • Ability to work both individually and with a team
  • Able to work varying shifts, including weekends
  • A valid British Columbia driver's license (or able to transfer)
  • Working familiarity with Adobe Audition, Newsroom, and on-air software is a big-time plus

Why Vista Radio Ltd? Our Advantage:
Success: In all of our markets, Vista dominates the local information provided to our audiences. Vista is the go-to on-air and online for local information that impacts our audience in the most valuable and effective way.
Impact: In small to medium markets the impact your work has, is seen through affecting real change in your community. Telling stories about local people and issues can have a positive impact on the audience.

Application Instructions:
Email your resume to hmiller@thegoatrocks.ca . Please attach a link to a Soundcloud / YouTube or mp3 audio demo with your resume.

As an equal-opportunity employer, we encourage applications from all qualified individuals.

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