January  17, 2019
  New Media





News Reporter

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News Reporter REF#: JG30493
Vista Radio Ltd
Location: Courtenay, British Columbia
Posted: January 11, 2019
Deadline: February 19, 2019


Vista Radio has an immediate opening for a News Reporter & On Air in Courtenay, B.C.
Vista Radio prides itself on a fresh vision of broadcasting and an unparalleled commitment to its community involvement.
Vista radio is privileged to operate 41 radio stations (and growing) broadcasting across 63 transmitters located in three Provinces and the Northwest Territories.
Why Vista Radio Ltd? Our Advantage:
  • Success: Small to medium size business have experienced the success of Vista's enterprise operating ad platform.
  • Impact: Every business relies on advertising solutions, meaning your work makes a large impact on their success.
  • Cutting Edge: Vista's digital marketing solutions are EXPLODING, setting us up as the advertising powerhouse.
  • Creative Environment: Here at Vista we support opportunities to engage in creative, outside the box, processes.
Position Description: 
  • Be a part of the community, live, work, and play there 
  • Voice tracking, as required
  • Researching and writing news stories 
  • Reading news, as required 
  • Appear at local events and remote broadcasts 
  • Use social media to find exciting new ways to interact and engage with the listener 
  • Responsible for sourcing and writing news stories and anchoring afternoon newscasts as needed
  • Target is four stories per day for both on air and online use 
  • Edit and anchor news, sports and weather as assigned 
  • Cover all news beats including crime, local politics, the environment, social justice issues, business, labour and community events as necessary 
  • Daily updating for the news section on the station website 
  • On-location broadcasts & remotes as required 
  • Board operation when necessary 
  • Utilize social media to build audience and contacts 
  • Being a positive leader in the building and assist in creating a winning team attitude 
  • Full understanding of Company values 
  • Represent the station at community/station events 
  • Responsibilities and schedule requirements may change from time to time as business needs dictate 
  • Work effectively with the Programming Department 
  • Host weekend daytime shows and Voice tracking as required 
  • Host on-location remotes when required
  • Represent the station at community/station events   


Application Instructions: Apply at www.vistaradio.ca/careers and state you found this job on Jeff Gaulin's Journalism Job Board.

Please attach a link to a Soundcloud/YouTube audio demo with your application 

Lisa Napier
Vista Radio Ltd
201-910 Fitzgerald Avenue
Courtenay , B.C.
V9N 2R5 , Canada
Tel: (250) 218-2573

E-mail: lnapier@vistaradio.ca

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