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Full Time On-Air Radio Personality - Whitehorse YT

Full Time On-Air Radio Personality


CKRW The Rush is looking for a bright, dynamic, hard-working individual with a fun personality that wants to grow with our station. We are a small team with a BIG attitude (in the best way 😊) and lots of ideas! We are looking for someone that wants to connect with our community and be a team player.


Located in beautiful Whitehorse, Yukon - CKRW has been locally owned and operated for over 50 years.


Potential candidates should expect a fast-paced environment and be ready to think on their toes. There is never a dull moment at the Rush!


On-Air Radio Personality Responsibilities


- Preparation for and hosting (or co-hosting) of a designated show:

o Spend time preparing for a well thought out show

o Relate, connect, and appeal to the target audience (adults 25-54 with 70% female audience) with relevant, timely information with an emphasis on local content

o Deliver professional customer service both internally with staff and externally with clients and listeners

o Ensure that all content is compliant with the regulations and laws of the CRTC and BSA and any other authority that has jurisdiction over the company

o Ensure that all content falls within the company’s rules, regulations and ethics as defined in the Employee Handbook

- Other on-air shifts and/or voice tracked shows as required

- Operating on-air board, automation software (WideOrbit Automation for Radio), and studio equipment.

- Protecting The Rush brand – respect the listener & represent the station and brand with integrity

- Commercial voice work

- On-location broadcasts (aka Remotes)

- Public appearances and community involvement, some of which may fall outside of normal working hours


Other Responsibilities


- Daily Music Log Reconciliation

- Update On-Air PSA sheet (including remote plugs, events currently being advertised & other legitimate PSA’s)

- Writing station imaging with input from the programming director

- Commercial Production, as needed

- Other related duties, as assigned


Qualifications for Announcer:


- Post secondary education in Radio Broadcasting

- Minimum 1 year of Radio Broadcasting Experience

- Working knowledge of WideOrbit Automation, Adobe Audition, and on-air board operation

- Music Master Experience an asset

- Excellent communication, interpersonal and computer skills

- Professional attitude and disposition towards colleagues and external clients

- Ability to multitask a variety of functions while maintaining a high degree of accuracy under pressure

- Skilled in social media

- Familiar with the “Hot Adult Contemporary” format

- 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.


This position will close when a suitable candidate is found – looking for the best fit!


Please submit your cover letter, resume, and demo via email to:


General Manager

Subject Line: Announcer

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