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News Reporter

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News Reporter REF#: JG32983
Vista Radio Ltd.
Location: Yellowknife, Northwest Territories
Posted: June 18, 2022
Salary:

Description

We are looking for a full-time, hybrid New Reporter and Announcer position. It requires an ambitious self-starter with an attitude of responsibility and service, who is genuinely interested in the community. You will be working as part of a regional team of hard-working, dedicated reporters and on-air staff, which both local and remote supervision and support. 
 
The position requires covering all stories, i.e. crime, politics, environment, social issues, etc. The goal for this incumbent is to become embedded in the community, fostering trusting relationships as the outward face of Tue North news.

Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Build and strengthen relationships in the market.
  • Research and write news stories for online and broadcast.
  • Produce news audio and video as required.
  • Perform on-air announcer duties on the weekend.
  • Serve as a backup anchor for recorded newscasts as required.
  • Managing multiple social media platforms, updating as required.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Experience working full time in a newsroom or equivalent journalism background.
  • Experience as an on-air radio announcer considered an asset.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong on-air delivery.
  • Self-starter with superior organizational skills.
  • The ability to work within a fast-paced environment both individually and with a team.
  • A valid driver's license.
  • Working familiarity with Adobe Audition, Newsroom, and on-air software is a significant asset.



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

Apply online at www.VistaRadio.ca or send your cover letter (stating you found this job on Jeff Gaulin's Journalism Job Board), resume, audio demo, and writing samples to:


MIchael Lumdsen, managing editor
Vista Radio Ltd.


E-mail: mlumsden@vistaradio.ca
 
 
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