Senior Reporter / Editor - Bolton ON


Welcome to Vista Radio, we are currently hiring a Sr. Reporter/Editor in Bolton.


If you live in the area and have a passion for News and storytelling, then please read on.


We work to be detail oriented, accurate and timely for a news environment.

We work in a collaborative and supportive environment so you can develop your skills to be a self-starter and a leader.

We empower our employees to shape company culture. Our culture includes being committed to fostering an inclusive and dynamic working environment.


Position Description:


● Contribute to and maintain the station(s) local news and website brands

● Researching and writing news stories

● Executing a local broadcast

● Represent the radio station in the community

● Post to social media, maintain and manage social media sites

● Establish a weekly one-on-one call with direct reports within the cluster

● Liaise with the Vista Director of News weekly or on an as needed basis to ensure local news content is being fulfilled

● Train and provide cluster news staff with story ideas and coach on localizing national/international stories.

● Train and coach on writing skills and edit stories before going to air or online

● Establish scheduling for sick days, holiday coverage etc.

● Participate weekly in a writing check/air-check session of your own work with Vista’s Director of News

● Participate in Vista News conference calls


Position Requirements:


● Minimum 3 years working full time in a newsroom or equivalent journalism experience

● Strong verbal and written communication skills

● Strong on-air delivery

● Knowledge of video and Adobe Premier considered an asset

● Self-starter

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

● Working familiarity with Adobe Audition, Newsroom, and on-air software is a big-time plus.

● Ability to use and excel with social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc)

● A valid driver's license



Application Instructions:


Apply online at VistaRadio.ca or email a link to a Soundcloud/YouTube or mp3 audio demo with your resume, as well as samples of your writing, to Wendy Gray at wgray@vistaradio.ca


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


Only applicants that are currently legally authorized to work in Canada will be considered