Traffic Reporter – Halifax, NS



Are you looking for an on-air opportunity in radio? Here is your chance to work and grow with Torres Media in Canada’s Ocean Playground!


SkyWords Media, Canada’s #1 traffic network has an immediate opening for a Traffic Reporter in our Halifax office. If you are a team player, passionate about broadcasting, and have great multitasking and time management skills then this position could be right for you!


Key Responsibilities:


• Be on-air Monday to Friday in multiple markets and radio stations, including NEWS 95.7.

• Prepare and deliver accurate traffic and weather reports.

• Provide social media updates on traffic information, including collisions.

• Commercial voice work and other duties as required.


Qualifications:


• Minimum one year of on-air experience, preferably in traffic or news at a radio station.

• Valid G class driver’s license.

• A vast knowledge of Halifax-area highways and streets. Knowledge of highways and streets in the Maritimes and Ottawa would be an asset.

• Team player with great work ethic and a positive attitude.

• Must thrive in a fast-paced environment with excellent time management skills to meet multiple deadlines.

• Knowledge of Burli newsroom system would be an asset.

• Home equipment or studio (mic, reliable computer, audio editing software) in the event you are required to work from home.

• A desire to become a part of the Torres Media team.


Please submit your cover letter, resume, demo and references via email to Elle Volanis - VP Syndicated Programming: evolanis@skywords.com

Subject Line: Halifax Traffic Announcer


This is an immediate opening - the sooner you apply the better. Immediate phone interviews will be given to those who qualify for this position.


Only those with a demo will be reviewed – traffic or news demo is preferred.

We thank all applicants but only those only those considered will be contacted. No phone calls please.