NEWS DIRECTOR Red Deer, Rocky Mountain, Drayton Valley & Whitecourt, AB Pattison Media has an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated, talented and team-oriented News Director looking to advance their career in Broadcasting. Based in Red Deer, AB, the successful candidate will have the following responsibilities:
• Setting the editorial direction of all news for web and radio while also increasing competitive position for five radio stations and a news portal • Setting expectations for reporters and anchors to ensure a consistent experience for listeners and readers • Balancing diverse needs of our audience and regional landscape • Working with sales to develop and implement sales opportunities • Being highly involved in the community in a news capacity or as a company representative. • Daily news reporting and anchoring QUALIFICATIONS: • Familiarity with journalistic practices and principles, codes of conduct and legal requirements • Degree or diploma from a recognized broadcast school. • Minimum 3 years of newsroom experience • A valid driver’s license • Passion for news • Strong on-air presence and writing skills • News portal writing skills is also an asset Who WE are: Pattison Media is Canada’s largest, private, western-based Broadcasting company with stations in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba. With 45 FM, 3 AM radio stations, combined with 3 independent television stations and 17 online news portals, the Pattison Media has developed into a vibrant, successful, and well-respected company.
We’re looking for an individual who lives by our Pattison values of Integrity, Accountability, Collaboration, Innovation, Quality and Customer Service. We're a growing and leading media and broadcast company that respects our people and is firmly committed to Team growth and collaboration.
Please forward your resume, supporting materials and a completed copy of the Pattison Media New Applicant Self ID Form by June 27, 2021 to:
Bryn James General Manager Bryn.James@pattisonmedia.com
**Our New Applicant Self ID Form is available for download at pattisonmedia.com/selfidform.pdf and should be completed and attached to all employment applications. Please note your completed forms will be kept confidential. *
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