Morning News - Niagara Falls ON


Byrnes Communications is one of the few independent broadcasters in Ontario who believes in the importance of local news. Our two stations reach over 150,000 listeners weekly in the Niagara region and beyond. Our websites www.101morefm.ca and www.105theriver.ca provide critical local information daily. We are looking for a qualified news person to write and deliver morning news on our two stations based in Niagara Falls.


Responsibilities:

Responsible for writing and delivering all aspects of morning drive news both on air and online for CJED and CFLZ.

Responsible for producing and airing accurate, relevant newscasts, with an emphasis on local news.

Enhancing the image of our station as a dependable source for timely, local information.

Ensuring our news stories are posted on the relevant websites and social media channels in a timely manner while also maintaining accuracy.

Forming positive relationships with local news and public affairs sources.


Required Skills And Qualifications:

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

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

Strong website, social media are important. Video skills are desirable;

Excellent computer skills with the ability to type accurately at least 50 words a minute;

Ability to work well under pressure and adhere to deadlines;

A working knowledge of Burli news software would be an asset.

A valid driver’s license (Ontario).

Relocation to the Niagara region is a requirement


This is a great part of Canada to live, work and play. There’s stunning scenery, a mild climate, lots of wineries and great entertainment at your doorstep. Plus, you’ll be a short drive to numerous major Canadian and American cities.


If you understand the importance of playing nice in hallways and being a true team player, then we should talk. Send your cover letter, resume and audio package, to jobs@bci.fm with Morning News in the subject line.


Byrnes Communications is an equal opportunity employer. No phone calls please. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Deadline is 26 August 2022.