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News Reporter

Williams Lake, BC

Known as the ‘Hub City of the Cariboo’ and characterized as a year-round haven for outdoor enthusiasts, Williams Lake is the place to unleash your outdoor adventurer and further build your skills as an excellent News Reporter!  

Williams Lake is the mecca within the Cariboo for mountain biking as it offers the largest trail network in BC’s Interior with more than 200 kms of trails to explore. In addition, for those who like to stray away from adrenaline and bask in calmer activities within their adventures, Williams Lake offers many opportunities for hiking, water activities, wildlife-viewing opportunities and shopping with quaint stores and art galleries. This outdoor adventure city is why many choose to live, work and play here.

Are you a NEWS HOUND who loves to generate stories and is highly motivated to tell them? Do you want to be part of a WINNING team? Do you believe that in 2022 social media is a MUST for newsies? If your answers are YES!  Then apply to be a News Reporter in Williams Lake, BC with Vista Radio.

Vista Radio prides itself on a fresh vision of broadcasting and an unparalleled commitment to its community involvement. Vista radio is privileged to operate 48 radio stations (and growing) broadcasting in three Provinces and the Northwest Territories. We are also well connected to our communities with 35 MyTownNow websites.

Vista Radio is looking for someone with strong reporting and news-writing talents based in our station in Williams Lake.

Description:

  • Be a part of the community, live, work, and play here
  • Researching and writing news stories
  • Executing an interactive, local and meaningful local broadcast
  • Represent the radio station at community events
  • Accept responsibilities as assigned by the News Director
  • Post to social media
  • Participant in cluster/broadcast news meetings
  • Participant in air-checks
  • Other duties as assigned

Position Requirements

  • Should have newsroom experience or applicable broadcast education
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong on-air delivery
  • Self starter
  • The ability to work within a fast paced environment both individually and with a team
  • A valid driver’s license
  • Working familiarity with Adobe Audition, Newsroom is a big-time plus.
  • Ability to use and excel with digital and socials

Application Instructions

Send your cover letter, resume, audio demo and writing samples to Hartley Miller, News Supervisor hmiller@vistaradio.ca