News Reporter - Smithers BC


Vista Radio is looking for someone with strong reporting and news-writing talents based in our station in the beautiful Bulkley Valley.

This is a Monday – Friday, full-time news reporting/anchoring position. You will be reporting stories and recording newscasts for Smithers. You will also be part of the team providing Regional Stories for the other Vista Radio stations in Central BC. This 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 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.

Position Responsibilities

• Researching and writing news stories for online broadcast

• Serve as a backup anchor for recorded newscasts as required

• Managing multiple social media platforms, updating as required

• Building and strengthening relationships in the market

• Other duties as assigned

Position Requirements

• 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 or email your resume to Hartley Miller,

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.