News Reporter & Announcer, Bell Media, Penticton, BC

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Date: Jan 10, 2018

Location: Penticton, BC, CA

Company: Bell

Req Id: 177989 

 

Bell is a truly Canadian company with over 137 years of success. We are defined by the passion of our team members and their belief in our company’s vast potential.

To ensure we continue to be recognized as Canada’s leading communications company, we’re committed to finding and developing the next generation of leaders. This means creating best-in-class career and development opportunities for our employees.

If you’re passionate, driven and find yourself seeking interesting work, new challenges and continuous learning opportunities, then we want you to join our team.

Bell Media is Canada's premier multimedia company with leading assets in television, radio and digital media, including CTV — Canada's #1 television network, and the country's most-watched specialty channels. It is a critical component of Bell’s commitment to leverage strategic investments in broadband networks to offer Canadians the best available content on any of the four screens they choose: television, smartphone, tablet and computer.

 

Bell Media Radio is seeking an experienced News Reporter & Announcer to join the team in Penticton, BC.   You should have a passion for news and radio, good technical capabilities and a genuine interest in the current events of our communities.  Bell Media’s SunFM and EZ Rock stations serve listeners in the South Okanagan, including Osoyoos, Penticton and Summerland. 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and report morning radio newscasts
  • Build a trusted network of contacts and information within the community.
  • Attend community events, develop and chase news stories and follow up on files.
  • Update news on station social media
  • Find the local and or regional angle to provincial and national stories.
  • Work with team members to brainstorm story ideas and co-ordinate news events.
  • Other news-department duties as assigned by the News Director

 

Skill Requirements

  • Broadcast (radio) journalism education from a recognized institution strongly preferred.
  • Prior broadcast experience (at least one year out of school)
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and/or frequently un-supervised
  • Proven initiative with ability to generate at least three stories per day.
  • Experienced technical skills combined with good on-air delivery.
  • Excellent writing and communication skills.
  • Mature, calm and professional manner
  • Able to take instruction with ease; willing to learn
  • Represent Bell Media with integrity, respect and mature judgment
  • A valid driver’s license (abstract will be required)

 

 

Bilingualism is an asset (English and French)

 

Additional Information:

Position Type: Media - Talent
Job Location: Canada : British Columbia : Penticton
Application Deadline: 01/23/2018
 

Please apply directly online to be considered for this role.  Applications through email will not be accepted.

 

Bell is committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable, and accessible environment where all employees and customers feel valued, respected, and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live and serve, and where every team member has the opportunity to reach their full potential.

 

Created: CanadaBCPenticton

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