October  18, 2018
  New Media





Radio & Online Reporter/News Anchor

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Radio & Online Reporter/News Anchor REF#: JG30375
Jim Pattison Broadcast Group 107.5 Beach Radio
Location: Vernon, British Columbia
Posted: October 5, 2018
Deadline: November 15, 2018


If you have a passion for local news, there's a great opportunity for you in the North Okanagan!
1075 Beach Radio is the heritage station in Vernon, B.C., with a long history of being the city's news leader.
We're looking for a full-time newsperson, with a primary focus on covering breaking news and beat reporting for both radio and our web site, and to read radio newscasts.
  • Cover breaking news, court cases, and local political events like city council and regional district meetings
  • Write stories for radio and online platforms for 1075 Beach Radio and BeachRadioVernon.ca
  • Prepare and read newscasts, with a focus on local news
  • Generate original story ideas on a daily basis
  • Post to social media


  • Broadcast/journalism diploma, with minimum two years of journalism experience
  • Self-starter who takes direction well
  • Able to work with a team and independently
  • Ability to write clear, concise and grammatically correct web copy
  • Sound knowledge of Canadian Press style
  • Comprehensive knowledge of social media platforms
  • Photography skills are an asset
  • Understands and appreciate the importance of local, community-focused news
  • Valid driver’s license

Our New Applicant Self ID form is available for download at www.jpbg.com/selfidform.pdf and should be completed and attached to all employment applications.
Please note your completed forms will be kept confidential.
Please send your resume, references, on air check, and a completed copy of the Jim Pattison Broadcast Group New Applicant Self ID form, along with a cover letter stating you found this job on Jeff Gaulin's Journalism Job Board, by Nov 15, 2018.

Jim Pattison Broadcast Group
Beach Radio 107.5
3313 32nd Avenue
Vernon , B.C.
V1T 2E1 , Canada
Tel: (250) 545-2141

E-mail: peter.mcintyre@jpbg.ca
Web address: http://https://www.beachradiovernon.ca/

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