Agricultural News Director / Anchor - Regina SK

Updated: 4 days ago


Job Posting

 

Position: (Full Time) Agricultural News Director / Anchor 

Reports to:​ Program Director 

Station(s) 620 CKRM 

Location: Regina 

Application Deadline: October 15, 2022 

 

Only those candidates selected to interview will be contacted and no phone calls please

 

620 CKRM is synonymous with Agriculture in Saskatchewan. Since 1926, 620 CKRM has been “The Source” for agriculture news in Saskatchewan, bringing the most relevant, informative, and entertaining content to our farm audience. Our lunch time show, Saskatchewan Agriculture Today provides an hour long look at the latest prices, news and issues impacting the people who put food on our tables every day. That is just the tip of the iceberg. Our farm audience counts on 620 CKRM to keep them informed all day, with farm content in our main newscasts as well. 620 CKRM is looking for someone to continue the legacy of excellence we provide to the farm community every day.

 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

• Research and write Agriculture stories for “Saskatchewan Agriculture Today”, our general news casts, and for the web page.

• Work with the news department to efficiently gather the information from an extensive list of contacts

• Host “Saskatchewan Agriculture Today”. 620 CKRM’s flagship farm show.

• Ability to gather interviews by phone and in person.

• Able to attend trade shows, and other events as assigned

• Other duties as assigned

 

Essential Knowledge and Skills:

 

• An extensive knowledge of agriculture, from the field to the processors.

• Must be self motivated, and able to work with a minimum of supervision

• Excellent written and oral communications skills

• Good knowledge of KLZ (Newsroom), Adobe Audition and Wide Orbit software an asset

• Ability to effectively prioritize and execute multiple tasks.

• Must Understand responsible, effective use of social media

 

Essential Requirements:

 

• Post Secondary Education in broadcast journalism, or related experience

• Minimum two years experience in media.

 

 

 

Send your resume & demo to:

 

Abbey White, Program Director 620 CKRM

 

awhite@harvardmedia.com

 

Harvard Media, Regina

The Wolf / CKRM / Play 92

 

Please put “AG News Director” in your subject title.

 

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