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Program Director - Winnipeg MB


Winnipeg, MB


Pattison Media’s #1 Winnipeg radio station, QX 104, is looking for its next Program Director! Join us and lead one of the best teams in the country.  


We’re looking for someone who’s energetic, passionate about the product and willing to take risks to ensure QX104’scontinued success and growth.  Reporting to the General Manager, this rare opportunity allows decisions & programming to be developed at the local level, it is an outlet for creativity and a chance to work for a company that believes programming and talent are key ingredients to its success.



• Work closely with the GM and programming consultant.

• Collaborate with sales, promotions, creative, digital, traffic and production departments.

• Meet with and coach talent.

• Prepare for and attend music meetings.

• Schedule and finalize on-air logs when required.

• Develop annual programming plans.

• Monthly and annual regulatory and internal reports.

• Market research and analysis.

• Prepare, monitor, and adhere to the programming budget.

• Regularly monitor the station and its competitors, both on the air and digital assets.



• Critical thinking.

• Strong written and verbal communication skills.

• Leadership.


• Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines.

• Knowledge of and love for the country music format.

• Minimum of 5 years on-air experience is desirable.

• Knowledge of Numeris ratings analysis, Mediabase, Musicmaster, Wide Orbit automation systems and social media platforms.

• Valid driver’s license.


POSITION ENDORSEMENT – from the PD who’s held the position until now:

This position is one of the greatest programming gigs you will ever have in this industry.  It’s been one of the most fun & rewarding 18 years I’ve had the opportunity to experience.   ~ Janet Trecarten


You can apply online at or send a cover letter, resume and completed copy of the Pattison Media New Applicant Self ID Form by March 31st, 2023, to:


Janet Trecarten

Program Director


*Our New Applicant Self ID Form is available for download at and should be completed and attached to all employment applications. Please note your completed forms will be kept confidential*

Pattison Media is committed to our social responsibility of equal opportunity employment and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, color, ancestry, national origin, disability, medical condition, gender identity, sexual orientation, or age, religion, expression, marital status or other non-job-related criteria. We encourage members of all designated groups to identify themselves using our self identification form, as doing so will help us correct under-representation of those designated groups in our company.

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