News Reader / Writer - Niagara FAlls ON


News Reader / Writer

Byrnes Communication is looking for a News reader / writer for its Niagara Stations, 101.1 More FM and 105-1 The River. The position is based in Niagara Falls and will deliver daily news casts and publish news stories for station websites.

Job Responsibilities Include:

• Prepare and read daily news casts

• Knowledge of local news and newsmakers

• Ability to research and develop stories of local interest

• Covering news stories/conferences as required

• Occasionally take and upload pictures and videos for news stories

• Updating station’s web site & social media portals in a timely manner

• Continue our relationship with local government agencies & utilities, etc.

• Ability to work and meet deadlines with minimal supervision

Qualifications:

• Broadcasting or Journalism Diploma

• Experience working in a broadcast newsroom

• Strong news delivery (voice and diction)

• Up to date on National, Regional and Local current events

• Proficient with Burli News Software preferred

• Knowledge in digital publishing and social media

• A valid Ontario Drivers License in good standing

• An enthusiastic, team player attitude required

• Strong social media skills

Send your resume and demo to:

ChrisMc@1047.ca

Chris McMillan

News Director

105-1 The River, 101.1 More FM, 104.7 Heart FM

The deadline for applications is October 23, 2020.

*No phone calls please. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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