Acadia Broadcasting Limited is a growing radio broadcaster with radio stations in Atlantic Canada and Northwestern Ontario. In each of our markets, our Company focuses on being the community’s local voice for entertainment, news, and events.
99.9 The Bay and Country 105 have an exciting full-time opportunity for you to join Acadia Broadcasting Limited’s team as an integral part of our newsroom. Acadia Broadcasting is committed to news coverage in its communities with a special emphasis on local reporting. Ideally, you have a diverse set of digital and broadcast journalism skills. Our newsroom moves fast, so our journalists must adjust quickly, work well under pressure and have a demonstrated mastery in social media and multimedia gathering. Key responsibilities:
Generating original stories for radio and on-line that are of interest to the Thunder Bay community
Delivering quality on-air newscasts
Strong interviewing skills
Ability to adhere to tight deadlines
Enhance our local coverage with detailed stories for our websites expanding on our coverage on- air
Create visual content using photos and videos to enhance our coverage
Sharing our content across various social media platforms in a timely manner You will work closely and report to the News Director. Here are a few other important skills we are looking for:
News is not a 9-5 job so ability to flex hours is always important
Journalism/digital media diploma, (or equivalent relevant experience)
Knowledge and Experience with industry standard software including Burli is an asset
A valid driver’s license
If you have a passion for storytelling and are driven to become a part of the community, we would like to hear from you. We strive to be the best radio station in every market we serve through quality local programming, achieving positive results for advertisers, and rewarding employee excellence.
If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply with a resume by April 2nd, 2021 and please include a link to your YouTube or SoundCloud account on your resume if possible. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability st