Radio News Director - Campbell River BC


Career Position: Radio News Director


CKCC 100.7 The Raven is offering an exciting, full-time opportunity for someone looking to join our radio on-air broadcast news department. You will be the news voice for the morning show and lead the growth of news and current event reporting for the station. This job will best suit someone with the ambition and creativity to be a driving force in the growth of a 1.5 year young independent, commercial radio station.


The Raven’s coverage area is the largest in our competitive region and includes the Comox Valley, Campbell River, Powell River, Parksville/Qualicum & surrounding areas in British Columbia. The successful candidate will be responsible for finding and reporting on current topics to then produce and edit for the daily morning show, station social media accounts & the station website. The incumbent will work directly with the Program Director out of our Campbell River studio.


Responsibilities:

Analyze and interpret relevant local, national & global news and information received from various sources to broadcast the information on daily newscasts

Edit news material to fit within available time or space

Write daily news stories for the station website and social media channels

Cover local news stories in person, by phone, Zoom and other viable methods

Attend meetings of municipal governments, school boards & regional districts

Occasionally travel to communities within our coverage area to cover current events

Establish contacts within the community and make daily calls for information

Be the weekday on-air voice to present news related to current affairs

Work with team to exchange ideas on news topics & coordinate coverage of reports

Perform other assigned tasks as required


Requirements:

Great ease of communication, writing and creativity

Knowledge of Burli Newsroom or a similar news editing system

Ability to draft communications for radio, social & the website

Maturity, calm demeanor & professionalism

Diploma from an accredited program in broadcasting or journalism, or equivalent experience

Being comfortable receiving instructions and willing to learn

Ability to work and meet deadlines with minimal or no supervision

Valid driver’s license (validation of driving record will be required)

Ability to represent CKCC FM with integrity, respect and good judgment

Ability to work as part of a team

Excellent references


Compensation: Competitive within the industry based on experience.

Start Date: Immediately upon hire.

To Apply:  Please send resume, writing examples and audio demo to careers@theraven.fm with the subject line of “Raven News”.


CKCC 100.7 The Raven is a commercial radio station broadcasting from Homalco First Nation Land and operated by the Aupe Cultural Enhancement Society. We are very proud to be the only independent, locally-owned station in our listener area with a focus on supporting our amazing communities through quality, local programming. The Raven features new country hits, as well as a mix of contemporary and classic country music. In addition, the station is proud to participate in éy7á7juuthem (Ayajuthem) Indigenous language preservation and growth through industry-leading programs such as HYPERLINK "https://www.theraven.fm/language-and-culture/" Keeping Our Word. We value diversity in our work force and are committed to Employment Equity.


Mail: 1218 Bute Crescent, Campbell River, BC V9H 1G5

Phone: 250.926.9200

Email: info@theraven.fm


A division of the Aupe Cultural Enhancement Society