News Director - Fort McMurray AB

Job Posting

Position: (Full Time) News Director

Reports to: Program Director

Station(s) Mix 103.7 FM

Location: Fort McMurray

Application Deadline: September 3rd, 2021

Only those candidates selected to interview will be contacted and no phone calls please

Fort McMurray is a vibrant, highly engaged city that continues to receive national and international attention. MIX 103.7 takes a lot of pride in being the trusted local news leader in Fort McMurray and we want someone to join our team and help continue this tradition. 

Mix 103.7 is looking for an experienced, passionate News person who can help keep our listeners and our community informed and connected.  If you live and breathe news and agree it has the power to affect lives, then this is the opportunity for you.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

• Research and write news stories five days a week

• Anchor afternoon news casts Monday through Friday

• Attend local newsworthy events

• Conduct interviews over the phone and in person

• Host a half hour community-based talk show Monday through Friday

• Train and lead our young news department

• Other duties as assigned

Essential Knowledge and Skills:

• Must be self motivated

• Able to work unsupervised and take direction

• Good knowledge of KLZ Newsroom, Adobe Audition and Wide Orbit software an asset

• Proven analytical, evaluative and problem-solving abilities

• Ability to effectively prioritize and execute multiple tasks

• Must understand responsible, effective use of social media

Essential Requirements:

• Minimum 2 years experience in a news department

• Strong leadership skills and ability to teach

• Excellent written and oral communication skills

• Ability to multi-task with keen attention to detail

• Extensive experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment

• Must have a valid driver's license and provide a current driver’s abstract

Please send your resume & demo to:

Andrew Wilcox, Program Director

Harvard Broadcasting Fort McMurray

Mix 103.7 FM

Please put “News Director” in your subject title.

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