A little bit about us:
Launched in 1999 as the first national Indigenous broadcaster in the world, APTN creates a window into the remarkably diverse mosaic of Indigenous Peoples. As a respected non-profit, charitable broadcaster and the only one of its kind in North America, we share our stories of authenticity, while connecting with our audience through genuine, inspiring, and engaging entertainment.
Here’s what we can offer you:
As a Top 100 employer in Canada, taking care of our people is our priority. In addition to our fun, flexible team environment our total rewards package includes: comprehensive company paid health and dental coverage, an employer matched - Defined Contribution pension plan and an employee/family assistance plan. Other highlights include a 35 hour work week as well as training & development assistance, which is highly encouraged. It is important to us, that we support you and your success during your time with us. That’s why our total rewards are designed to help you achieve overall balance personally and professionally, both now and into your future.
Highlights of this opportunity:
We are seeking a skilled journalist who is ready to join our Whitehorse team as a Reporter Correspondent. If you would like to explore Canada’s North, chase exciting stories and contribute to our talented news crew, then we would love to hear from you.
· Become part of the team at one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers;
· Discover and pitch your own story ideas in conjunction with assignments from the desk;
· Cover daily breaking news; meet and develop new contacts as you travel nearby and to remote communities;
· Enjoy more creative control over your stories in comparison to other newsrooms;
· Join a team that provides coverage of the issues facing Indigenous communities locally, nationally and worldwide;
· Be the face our viewers recognize Nationally;
· Craft high quality stories and demonstrate great time management skills;
· Demonstrate your strong communication skills while interacting with the public and remote colleagues.
Your accomplishments and experience include:
· A degree/diploma in journalism or related field with proven experience related to journalism;
· A great on-camera presence, solid judgment, research techniques and the ability to be flexible;
· A strong ability to articulate and effectively communicate issues relevant to Indigenous communities;
· Strong computer skills and knowledge of broadcast technology;
· A valid driver’s license and driver’s abstract - since you’ll be travelling to obtain your exciting stories.
Your new opportunity awaits; come and see what makes us one of Canada’s top employers!
Click here to join our team today. Please apply before Tuesday April 7, 2020.
As an Indigenous employer we encourage First Nations, Inuit and Métis applicants to apply.
Please note: During the current Covid-19 environment- all interviews will be held via teleconference.