Weekend Anchor / News Reporter - Fort McMurray AB


Job Posting


Position: (Full Time) Weekend Anchor / News Reporter

Reports to: News Director

Station(s) Mix 103.7 FM

Location: Fort McMurray

Application Deadline: November 5th


Only those candidates selected to interview will be contacted and no phone calls please


Something is always happening in Fort McMurray & the Wood Buffalo region, and Mix 103.7 is proud to be a trusted news leader here. Our brand is based on keeping our listeners informed and engaged with what's happening in our great community. Mix 103.7 is looking for someone with exceptional writing skills, with the ability to find and tell compelling stories and who understands that it all begins and ends with being local.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities 


Anchor weekend news /other shifts when needed

Research and write news stories five days a week

Attend press conferences, City Council, and other press events as scheduled, condensing and writing locally relevant news stories from the information gathered.

Source and write local and regional news stories through established contacts and all other available sources.

Post and update social media feeds and station website with relevant content through the life of a story.

Monitor social media and emergency services feeds for potential news sources.

Localize regional, national and internationally trending stories for our listening audience.

Other duties as assigned.


Essential Knowledge and Skills:


Experience with KLZ Newsroom

Graduate of a recognized broadcast news or journalism program

Excellent writing and communication skills

Self-starter that takes direction

Strong multi-tasking ability

Team player that thrives in a busy, collaborative environment

Familiarity with social media and formatting stories for online distribution


Essential Requirements:


Curiosity and the ability to ask "the next question"

Flexible schedule

Must have a valid driver's license and provide a current drivers abstract


Please send your resume & demo to:

Andrew Wilcox, Program Director

awilcox@harvardmedia.com

Harvard Media Fort McMurray

Mix 103.7 FM


Please put “News Reporter” in your subject title.


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