News Anchor & Play-by-Play - Merritt, BC

Updated: Apr 13

News Anchor & Play-by-Play

Merritt, BC

Pattison Media Ltd - Merritt Division, CKMQ, is seeking to add aBroadcast Journalist to anchor our news and provide Merritt Centennials BCHL, play-by-play coverage on Q101.

The ideal candidate is a radio news presenter with excellent reading and writing skills. We are searching for an individual who can produce stories with creativity and professionalism. Your social media skills will be relied upon to develop and build our online presence.

You will produce and anchor weekday news for our radio station while keeping our website up to date with the latest news from our region and doing play-by-play for our beloved “Cents”

Your qualifications will include:

• A positive attitude and coachable disposition is a must!

• Editorial, reading, and writing skills

• Being adept at all delivery platforms, including engagement on the web and

social media

• Broadcast Journalism degree or diploma or equivalent experience is preferred

CKMQ is a leading radio and online news source in British Columbia’s spectacular Nicola Valley region. Our climate offers mild winters and hot, sunny summers. Merritt is family-friendly, centrally located, and affordable.

Visit to learn more about our city.

To join our newsroom, you can apply online at or submit a cover letter, resume, a completed Pattison Media Self-ID Form and examples of your work by April 29th, 2022, to:

Dave Barry

News Director

*Our New Applicant Self ID Form is available for download at and should be completed and attached to all employment applications. Please note your completed forms will be kept confidential*

Pattison Media is committed to our social responsibility of equal opportunity employment and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, color, ancestry, national origin, disability, medical condition, gender identity, sexual orientation, or age, religion, expression, marital status or other non-job-related criteria. We encourage members of all designated groups to identify themselves using our self identification form, as doing so will help us correct under-representation of those individuals in our company.