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News Director

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News Director REF#: JG30809
Jim Pattison Broadcast Group
Location: North Battleford,, Saskatchewan
Posted: October 29, 2019
Deadline: November 28, 2019
Salary:

Description

The Jim Pattison Broadcast Group is seeking a dynamic news leader for our North Battleford & Meadow Lake, SK newsrooms. This leader will possess solid news judgment to oversee all aspects of daily news and digital news content on multiple platforms including battlefordsNOW.com, meadowlakeNOW.com, CJNB and CJNS radio.  They will be based in North Battleford and directly supervise 6 employees in the news department in accordance with JPBG’s policies and applicable laws.  Anchoring will also be required so a strong on-air delivery would be an asset.
 
Duties include:
 
  • Organizing and coordinating daily newsroom activities including story generation.
  • Work effectively with Editors and the News Director in our Prince Albert ‘hub’ where all web content is edited before posting
  • Responsible for all content that goes to air and online.
  • Editing/writing news and feature stories as needed.  CP style knowledge.
  • On-air announcing
  • Developing and implementing editorial goals.
  • Mentor, coach and guide the growth and development of members of the news team as our newsroom has many ‘first time’ reporters.
  • Scheduling newsroom staff
  • Seek out contacts with individuals and groups in the community to determine their news needs and interests.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Strong news judgement, journalistic integrity
  • Post-secondary diploma/degree in broadcast journalism
  • Minimum 3-year experience in broadcasting or a related field
  • Management experience
  • Working knowledge of digital news including social media, CP writing style
  • Valid driver’s license, vehicle


Please send your cover letter stating you found this job on Jeff Gaulin's Journalism Board, resume, broadcast demo, writing examples, and a completed copy of the Jim Pattison Broadcast Group New Applicant Self ID form by Dec. 1, 2019
 
Our New Applicant Self ID Form is available for download at www.jpbg.com/selfidform.pdf and should be completed and attached to all employment applications. Please note your completed forms will be kept confidential.


Teena Monteleone
Jim Pattison Broadcast Group
1711 100th Street
North Battleford , Saskatchewan
S9A2Z5 ,
Tel: 306-961-3894


E-mail: teena.monteleone@jpbg.ca
Web address: http://www.battlefordsnow.com
 
 

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