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News Director

Nelson, BC, Canada Numéro de demande 496
2 janvier 2024

Are you looking for a career that offers challenging work, long-term growth potential and the chance to make a real difference? 

Are you a detail-oriented news hound who wants to lead a winning team? Are you social media savvy and ready to implement your vision in a dynamic, exciting environment? If your answer is yes, then apply to be News Director in the BC Kootenay Region with Vista Radio.

Position Description:

  • Develop a writing and air check schedule for all on-air news talent
  • Establish a weekly one-on-one call with direct reports within the market(s)
  • Liaise with the Director of News to ensure local news content is being fulfilled
  • Provide news staff with story ideas (including streeters), coaching and mentoring on localizing large national/international stories.
  • Establish scheduling for sick days, holiday coverage etc.
  • Participate in the monthly Vista News Directors conference call
  • Help maintain news presence written/video quotas on websites
  • Responsible for sourcing and writing news stories for multiple markets as required.
  • Edit and anchor news, sports and weather as assigned
  • Utilize social media to build audience and contacts
  • Being a positive leader in the building and assist in creating a winning team attitude
  • Represent the station at community/station events

Position Requirements:

  • Minimum 5 years working full time in a newsroom or equivalent journalism experience, news management experience considered an asset
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong on-air delivery
  • Knowledge of video and Adobe Premier considered an asset
  • 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, and on-air software is a big-time plus.
  • Ability to use and excel with social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.)

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  • Nelson, BC, Canada