News Reporter - Nanaimo BC

News Reporter – 6 Month Contract (Nanaimo, BC)

Live, work and play on Vancouver Island, British Columbia!

Vista Radio is looking for a News Reporter in Nanaimo, BC. This bustling, ocean-side community is the second-largest city on Vancouver Island. It is minutes away from countless hiking trails and natural wonders, and about an hour from world-class skiing on Mount Washington. If you like being outside 365, this is your dream come true.

You are detail-oriented, with a passion for getting it first - and getting it right.

You are a team player, a self-starter, and are willing and able to lead by example.

You understand social media, its importance, and its evolving role in the news cycle.

You are comfortable with a variety of platforms and can handle producing content in audio, video, and written forms.

About the Job:

Please note, this is a contract position, initially for 6 months with the potential of further extension.

Position Description:

· Be a prominent part of the community

· Building and strengthening relationships in the market.

· Researching and writing news stories for online and broadcast

· Producing news audio and video as required

· Recording morning news for two radio stations

· Acting as the primary reporter for Nanaimo and Sechelt, working from our downtown Nanaimo location.

· Managing multiple social media platforms and updating as required during the 24-hour news cycle

· Other duties as assigned

Position Requirements:

· Experience working full time in a newsroom or equivalent journalism background

· Strong verbal and written communication skills

· Strong on-air delivery

· Superior organizational skills

· Self-starter

· 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 big-time plus

Application Instructions:

Email your resume to

Please attach a link to a Soundcloud/YouTube or mp3 audio demo with your resume

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

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