Morning News Co-Host - Ottawa ON

FPR Radio

First Peoples Radio, (FPR) is looking for a dynamic personality to join the 95.7 ELMNT-FM Ottawa team. Your role as the Morning News Co-Host is to assist the Morning Host in structuring, researching, and generating entertaining, informative and fun content for the Wake Up Ottawa Morning show.

Key Responsibilities:

• Represent 95.7 ELMNT-FM by engaging with clients, listeners, and peers;

• Assist the Morning Host generating content off air, including video and social media;

• Establish a great community presence in the Ottawa community alone or with the Morning Host;

• Initiate, identify, research, pitch, and submit morning show bit ideas on a daily basis;

• Research and write news stories for the morning newscasts;

• Deliver high quality, accurate, informative and target audience-based newscasts;

• Contribute story ideas and book guest interviews for the nightly Morning of Truth talk show.

Requirements & Experience:

• A degree/diploma in Radio Broadcasting/Journalism/Media and, 3 – 5 years related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience;

• Experience with planning, producing, and executing radio broadcast;

• Experience researching, writing, and delivering newscasts for radio, television, or digital media;

• Broadcast knowledge of production best practices, news ethics and policies;

• Proficiency with Internet, E-mail and other business-related computer software is required;

• Experience with an Indigenous organization and culture is an asset.

Please email your resume by September 25, 2020 to quoting file FPR – 0024.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

As an Indigenous employer we encourage First Nations, Inuit and Metis applicant to apply.

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