Content Creator – Northern Alberta

Vista Radio
Published
September 14, 2022
Location
Northern Alberta, Canada
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Description

Vista prides itself on a fresh vision of broadcasting and an unparalleled commitment to our community involvement. We’re privileged to operate 48 radio stations (and growing) broadcasting across 70+ transmitters located in three Provinces and the Northwest Territories. We are also well connected to our communities with 34 MyTownNow websites.

We’re searching for a passionate storyteller to contribute engaging online and on-air content in Northern Alberta, ideally based in one of the communities we serve in the region (Grande Prairie/Bonnyville/Lloydminster) but we are open to exploring other alternatives for the right candidate. We are looking for a creative, self-motivated person who wants to tell stories about the community that other outlets aren’t. If that’s you, join our team today!

 

Position Description:

  • Research and write news stories for various communities in Northern Alberta
  • Interview local newsmakers
  • Post to social media, maintain various social media sites
  • Dedicated to accuracy in all forms of written word and social media content
  • Knowledge of all Code of Ethics and Canadian journalism law
  • Pitch original daily story ideas

 

Position Requirements:

  • Minimum 2 years working full time in a newsroom or equivalent journalism experience
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • 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, TikTok etc.)

 

Application Instructions:  

Apply online at https://careers.vistaradio.ca/ or email your resume to Senior Reporter/Managing Editor, Michael Lumsden at mlumsden@vistaradio.ca

Please attach writing samples with your resume. 

 

As an equal-opportunity employer, we encourage applications from all qualified individuals.

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