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Cruiser Reporter - Ontario


Bayshore Broadcasting has exciting opportunities for Community Cruiser Reporters in a number of its markets in 2024:


• 560 CFOS/Mix 106.5/Country 93 (Owen Sound)

• 89.1 Max FM (Orillia)

• Max 97.7 (Collingwood/Wasaga Beach)

• 97.9 the Bruce (Port Elgin)

• Country 104.9 (Goderich)

• Country 105 (Shelburne/Orangeville/Alliston)


This is a great job to begin your radio career, or get back into the business if you’ve been away for a while. Many of the established broadcasters you know started their careers behind the wheel of the community cruiser!


Your responsibilities will include:

• Attending station events and interacting with listeners, clients and colleagues.

• Maximizing the station’s on-site presence by setting up banners, event signage, and remote booth, tent, radio music system, etc.

• Performing live-to-air cut-ins, social media posts, and MC duties from various community events.

• Conducting contesting and audience engagement opportunities on location.

• Coordinating pre-event directions and stocking prizes and equipment for every event to be attended.

• Hand out sampling of third-party products from advertisers at events (when applicable).

• Preparing weekend wrap up reports with photos, upkeep of station promotional material and ensure vehicle is clean, refueled and stocked when necessary.


Required Skills and Qualifications:

• Valid Ontario G driver’s license with a clean driving record. (A driver’s abstract will be required.)

• Must be reliable and punctual.

• Positive attitude, outgoing, and a friendly, personal demeanor with the public.

• Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively.

• Must have a flexible schedule, available to work mostFriday/Saturday/Sunday and holidays throughout the summer months, plus occasional days during the week.

• Knowledge of leading social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram, X) and Microsoft Office suite is required.

• Able to operate/use cell phone (station) to upload social media posts and do live cut ins

• Ability to problem solve, act maturely and be an ambassador for the radio station

• Ability to work well as a team member and independently with minimal supervision.

• Familiarity with other design software (Audition, Photoshop, etc.) would be helpful.

• Graduating from or working on a broadcast/journalism/marketing diploma is an asset, but not required.


Are you ready to kick off your life in radio with a summer job you’ll never forget? Send us your resume and cover letter, in confidence, to: cruiser.jobs@bayshorebroadcasting.ca with the subject line “I want to drive your car!”


Please be sure to specify which of our markets you are interested in working in. We thank all applicants for their interest, and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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