Content Creator - Northern Alberta


CONTENT CREATOR – NORTHERN ALBERTA


Vista Radio prides itself on a fresh vision of broadcasting and an unparalleled commitment to our community involvement. We’re privileged to operate 48 radio stations (and growing) broadcasting across 70+ transmitters located in three Provinces and the Northwest Territories. We are also well connected to our communities with 34 MyTownNow websites.

We’re searching for a passionate storyteller to contribute engaging online and on-air content in Northern Alberta, ideally based in one of the communities we serve in the region (Grande Prairie/Bonnyville/Lloydminster) but we are open to exploring other alternatives for the right candidate. We are looking for a creative, self-motivated person who wants to tell stories about the community that other outlets aren’t. If that’s you, join our team today!

 

Position Description:

Research and write news stories for various communities in Northern Alberta

Interview local newsmakers

Post to social media, maintain various social media sites

Dedicated to accuracy in all forms of written word and social media content

Knowledge of all Code of Ethics and Canadian journalism law

Pitch original daily story ideas

 

Position Requirements:

Minimum 2 years working full time in a newsroom or equivalent journalism experience

Strong verbal and written communication skills

Knowledge of video and Adobe Premier considered an asset

Self-starter

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 big-time plus.

Ability to use and excel with social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, TikTok etc.)

 

Application Instructions:  

Apply online at https://careers.vistaradio.ca/ or email your resume to Senior Reporter/Managing Editor, Michael Lumsden at mlumsden@vistaradio.ca . Please attach writing samples with your resume. 

 

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