News Reporter / Anchor - Woodstock ON


News Reporter/Anchor

We’re looking for some extra help in our newsroom here at 104.7 Heart FM in Woodstock, Ontario. We’re looking for someone who would be interested in stepping into an on-air news role, whenever one of our team members decides to book time off or is unable to come in. This position is perfect for someone entering the industry looking for their first job, or someone who has already worked in the industry and would like to keep their foot in the door.


Responsibilities:

1. Responsible for writing and delivering all aspects of afternoon news both on-air and online for CIHR-FM.

2. Responsible for producing and airing accurate, relevant newscasts, with an emphasis on local news and other stories that will affect our listeners.

3. Enhancing the image of our station as a dependable source for timely, local information.

4. Ensuring our news stories are posted on the relevant websites and social media channels in a timely manner while also maintaining accuracy.

5. Forming positive relationships with local news and public affairs sources.

6. Always being aware of what is going on in the Oxford County community and surrounding area, so we can be the first to deliver important news stories to our listeners.


Required Skills And Qualifications:

1. A Broadcast Journalism/Radio Broadcasting Diploma and at least one year’s on-air experience in a commercial radio station;

2. Excellent writing skills [for the ear] and on-air delivery;

3. Strong website, social media and video skills are important;

4. Excellent computer skills with the ability to type accurately at least 50 words a minute;

5. Ability to work well under pressure and adhere to deadlines;

6. A working knowledge of Burli news software would be an asset.

7. A valid driver’s license (Ontario).

Southern Ontario is a great place to live, work and play. If you are a team player with a great work ethic that loves the business, then we want to hear from you. Send your cover letter, resume and on-air demo to jobs@bci.fm with News in the subject line.


Deadline 10 December 2022.


Byrnes Communications is an equal opportunity employer. No phone calls please. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.