Sr. News Reporter / Editor – Bolton, ON

Vista Radio Ltd.
Published
July 20, 2021
Location
Bolton, Canada
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Description

Welcome to Vista Radio, we are currently hiring a Sr. News Reporter/Editor in Bolton, Ontario.  

If you live in the area and have a passion for News and storytelling, then please read on.

We work to be detail oriented, accurate and timely for a news environment.

We work in a collaborative and supportive environment so you can develop your skills to be a self-starter and a leader. 

We empower our employees to shape company culture. Our culture includes being committed to fostering an inclusive and dynamic working environment.

 

Position Description:

  • Contribute to and maintain the station(s) local news and website brands
  • Researching and writing news stories
  • Executing a local broadcast
  • Represent the radio station in the community
  • Post to social media, maintain and manage social media sites
  • Establish a weekly one-on-one call with direct reports within the cluster
  • Liaise with the Vista Director of News weekly or on an as needed basis to ensure local news content is being fulfilled
  • Train and provide cluster news staff with story ideas and coach on localizing national/international stories.
  • Train and coach on writing skills and edit stories before going to air or online
  • Establish scheduling for sick days, holiday coverage etc.
  • Participate weekly in a writing check/air-check session of your own work with Vista’s Director of News
  • Participate in Vista News conference calls

 

Position Requirements:

  • Minimum 3 years working full time in a newsroom or equivalent journalism experience
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong on-air delivery
  • Knowledge of video and Adobe Premier considered an asset
  • Self-starter
  • The ability to work within a fast-paced environment both individually and with a team
  • Working familiarity with Adobe Audition, Newsroom, and on-air software is a big-time plus.
  • Ability to use and excel with social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc)
  • A valid driver's license

 

Application Instructions:

Apply online at VistaRadio.ca or email a link to a Soundcloud/YouTube or mp3 audio demo with your resume, as well as samples of your writing, to Wendy Gray at wgray@vistaradio.ca.

 

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

Only applicants that are currently legally authorized to work in Canada will be considered.

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