Live, work and play in the heart of the Cowichan Valley, on beautiful Vancouver Island.
Vista Radio is looking for someone with news reporting and anchoring talents, for our radio station in Duncan and extended markets. The Cowichan Valley is known for its "farm to table" way of life, its many wineries and is an hour away from BC's capital, Victoria.
About the Job:
This is a Monday - Friday, full-time News Reporter position. You will be reporting stories and recording morning newscasts for the Cowichan Valley and our extended markets. The position requires covering all types of local stories, (i.e. crime, politics, environment, social issues, etc.), writing quickly and accurately to post online, to the Newsroom software, and to the on-air system.
This position requires an ambitious self-starter who can work well independently and as part of a team. The candidate should have an attitude of responsibility and service, and be genuinely interested in the community. You will have local and remote supervision and support.
Researching and writing news stories for online and broadcast
Delivering concise, clear, and accurate morning newscasts
Managing multiple social media platforms, updating as required
Building and strengthening relationships in the market.
Other duties as assigned
Experience working in a broadcast newsroom or equivalent journalism background
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Strong on-air delivery
Superior organizational skills
Self-starter with strong news sense
Ability to work independently and with a team
A valid driver license
Working familiarity with KLZ Newsroom audio recording software is a plus
Application Instructions Apply online at VistaRadio.ca/Careers/ or email your resume to Mike Patterson at firstname.lastname@example.org . Please include a link or attachment to a newscast demo with your resume.
As an equal opportunity employer, we encourage applications from all qualified individuals.