News Reporter / On-Air Announcer – 100 Mile House, BC

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Published
April 19, 2021
Location
100 Mile House, Canada
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We have a rare opportunity with Vista Radio in the beautiful Cariboo of British Columbia based in 100 Mile House.

 

Vista Radio prides itself on a fresh vision of broadcasting and an unparalleled commitment to its community involvement. We’re privileged to operate 43 radio stations (and growing) broadcasting across 70+ transmitters located in three Provinces and the Northwest Territories.

 

If you are looking for a career that offers challenging work, long-term growth potential and the chance to make a real difference, join our team. With more than 250 employees our team is passionately dedicated to their communities and are committed to generating exceptional local radio.

 

About the Job: Vista Radio has an immediate opening for a News Reporter/On-Air Announcer based in 100 Mile House, BC

 

Position & Duties:

  • On a daily basis research/write/prepare local news/sports stories for on-air presentation
  • On a daily basis host afternoon on-air shift some live and some voice tracked elements
  • Assist in moving our written product seamlessly to all Web, Facebook and Twitter accounts
  • Represent the station at community/station events
  • Complete production & voice tracking as assigned
  • Host station on-location broadcasts as assigned
  • Build and maintain a network of local contacts in the community
  • Contribute exciting promotion ideas that generate awareness and revenue
  • Attend weekly programming/staff meetings
  • Any other relevant duties that may be assigned from time to time

 

Qualifications:

  • On-Air Host experience, preferably a minimum of 2 years
  • Postsecondary Broadcast training from an accredited institution an asset
  • News experience/training a definite asset
  • High level of self-motivation and ability to work independently
  • Strong written and verbal skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Strong interviewing and audio editing skills
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable automobile
  • Comprehensive knowledge or experience working in a small market
  • Specific knowledge associated with the 100 Mile House communities & market are an asset

 

Application Instructions

Apply online or send your cover letter, resume, audio demo and writing samples to Hartley Miller, News Supervisor with Vista Radio at hmiller@vistaradio.ca

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

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