January  29, 2023
  New Media





News Reporter/Anchor

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News Reporter/Anchor REF#: JG33184
CKRW The Rush
Location: Whitehorse, Yukon
Posted: January 13, 2023


  • Research, gather and prepare compelling local and national news stories
  • Edit voice clips in digital format
  • Build newscasts using Burli Software
  • Delivering daily live news and sports
  • Work closely and practice effective communication with other news team members & members of staff
  • Be prepared to cover unscheduled newsworthy events (I.e. fires, shootings, accidents, etc.)
  • Cover the municipal and territorial government along with occasional coverage of the territorial courts
  • Attend press conferences
  • Actively engage/monitor social media and other pertinent websites
  • Willing to have a flexible schedule (I.e., working week ends)
  • Ensure that all content is compliant with the regulations and laws of the CRTC and National NewsMedia Council and any other authority that has jurisdiction over the company
  • Represent CKRW The Rush in a professional and respectful manner
  • Desire to grow with our team and our company
  • Protecting The Rush brand – respect the listener & represent the station and brand with integrity
  • Occasional delivery on-location broadcasts
  • Other duties, as assigned by the General Manager and Program Director


  • Post-secondary education in Radio Broadcasting or Journalism
  • Experience working full time in a newsroom or equivalent journalism background considered an asset
  • Experience with Burli software
  • Skilled in social media
  • Ability to work independently and as a team
  • Ability to work under pressure, handle associated stress, and react quickly
  • Excellent interpersonal, computer, and communication (verbal and written) skills
  • Excellent organization and problem-solving skills, with attention to detail
  • Professional attitude and disposition towards colleagues and external clients
  • Valid Drivers License 

CKRW The Rush 96.1 FM offers a benefits package for permanent, full-time employees, which includes major medical, dental and vision.

Please submit a link to your Soundcloud/Youtube or MP3 audio demo, cover letter stating you found this job on Jeff Gaulin's Journalism Job Board, resume, and a sample of your writing to:

Isabelle Stephens
CKRW The Rush
204-4103 4th Avenue
Whitehorse , YT
Y1A 1H6 , Canada
Tel: 867-668-6100

E-mail: humanresources@ckrw.com
Web address: http://www.ckrw.com
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