News Reporter / Announcer - Yellowknife NT


NEWS REPORTER / ANNOUNCER – YELLOWKNIFE, NT


Why Vista Radio? Well, we pride ourselves on a fresh vision of broadcasting and an unparalleled
commitment to its community involvement. Vista Radio is privileged to operate 48 radio stations
(and growing) broadcasting across 70+ transmitters located in three Provinces and the Northwest
Territories. We are also well connected to our communities with 35 MyTownNow websites.


About the Job:

This is a full-time, hybrid News Reporter and Announcer position. It requires an ambitious self-starter with an attitude of responsibility and service, who is genuinely interested in the community. You will be working as part of a regional team of hard-working, dedicated reporters and on-air staff, with both local and remote supervision and support.

The position requires covering all stories, i.e. crime, politics, environment, social issues, etc. The goal for this incumbent is to become embedded in the community, fostering trusting relationships as the outward face of Tue North news.


Position Description:

Build and strengthen relationships in the market.

Research and write news stories for online and broadcast

Produce news audio and video as required

Perform on-air announcer duties on the weekend

Serve as a backup anchor for recorded newscasts as required

Managing multiple social media platforms, updating as required

Other duties as assigned


Position Requirements:

Experience working full time in a newsroom or equivalent journalism background

Experience as an on-air radio announcer considered an asset

Strong verbal and written communication skills

Strong on-air delivery

Self-starter with superior organizational skills

The ability to work within a fast-paced environment both individually and with a team

A valid driver's license

Working familiarity with Adobe Audition, Newsroom, and on-air software is a significant asset


 Application Instructions
Apply online at www.VistaRadio.ca or send your cover letter, resume, audio demo, and writing
samples to Managing Editor Michael Lumsden at: mlumsden@vistaradio.ca

As an equal opportunity employer, we encourage applications from all qualified individuals.