Morning News Anchor/Co Host - Ontario


Morning Show Co-Host / News Anchor

105-1 The River looking for a fun & entertaining cohost for its Hot AC morning show. The successful candidate will also provide headline news updates throughout the morning and update news on 105theriver.ca.

Responsibilities:

1. Co-host mornings along-side the morning host 5am – 9am

2. Interact with listeners via social media

3. Prep – show content prior to and following the morning show

4. Prepare and read 105 second news updates for 105-1 The River

5. Prepare and deliver newscasts for sister station 101.1 More FM

6. Conduct telephone interviews and edit audio for broadcast

7. Write and publish news stories for station websites

8. Build a network of contacts to assist in the generation of local stories

9. Be part of the community and represent the station at events

10. Voice track other dayparts if required


Required Skills and Qualifications:

1. A Broadcast Journalism/Radio Broadcasting Diploma and at least one year’s on-air experience in a commercial radio station

2. Fun upbeat personality with quick wit

3. Up to date on world and local events

4. Knowledge of entertainment and music industry

5. Excellent writing skills [for the ear] and on-air delivery

6. Experience in news writing for web

7. A good command of the English language and excellent speech and diction

8. Ability to work well under pressure and adhere to deadlines

9. A valid driver’s license (Ontario)

10. Strong people skills, a team player and marvelous attitude

11. A working Knowledge of Burli news software and the MediaTouch System.

12. Knowledge of creating and posting videos considered an asset

13. Relocation to the Niagara Region is required

Send your resume complete with an On Air and News Demo to:

Greg Diamond

Program Director – 105-1 The River | 101.1 More FM

greg@105theriver.ca

The deadline for applications is Nov 06, 2020. Please type “Morning News Anchor/Co Host” in the subject line of your e-mail.

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