Host - Toronto ON

Updated: Jun 28




Job Title and Location: P.M. News Host of Moment of Truth Toronto

Reports to: Programming

Department:

Numbers: FPR-0008 & FPR-0009


Job Summary:

Under the direction of the Station Manager, the P.M. News Journalist will be responsible for structuring, researching, writing, developing and reporting on stories/ ideas for FPR News & Current Affairs. The P.M. News Journalist will also be responsible for hosting a one hour talk show, Moment of Truth, Monday-Friday. The P.M. News Journalist will adhere to the highest journalistic standards, procedures and practices for News & Current Affairs productions in a manner that is consistent with FPR culture, ethics and values.


Key Responsibilities

· Records and produces interviews for a daily one-hour talk show, Monday-Friday;

· Writes and anchors three afternoon newscasts;

· Evaluates leads/tips, interviews sources, etc, and assesses newsworthiness for FPR specific viewers/audiences;

· Monitors national and local news and events for relevancy and stays informed on current and emerging issues;

· Develops and maintains sources and contacts for News gathering purpose;

· Remains aware of all National issues relevant to Indigenous communities;

· Files stories into FPR news system for access to the FPR Ottawa station

· Interacts with P.M. Hosts to context and background a top news story;

· Develops a key file of news contacts from city hall, police and politics;

· Produces news promos in production promoting FPR news events;

· Consults with APTN as the best Indigenous news resource;

· Assists other team members and carries out other duties as needed and assigned.

 

Education & Experience:

· A degree /diploma in a relevant discipline and 3 - 5 years related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience

· Experience with an Indigenous organization and culture is an asset

· Broad knowledge of Production best practices, news ethics and policies. Including but not limited to, audio production software, and Burli News Software

 

First Peoples Radio Inc is an equal opportunity radio station

Please submit resumes to Andrew Johnson ajohnson@elmntfm.ca