The Jim Pattison Broadcast Group is Lethbridge (CHLB Radio and LethbridgeNewsNow.com) has an opening for a full-time experienced (minimum 5-years) News Reporter.
Responsibilities: Generate local stories, as well as assigned reporting (both phone interviews and field work), including some evening meetings. This position requires familiarity with City Council and Court Reporting procedures, as well as digital, on-line reporting.
The successful applicant will be able to maintain positive relationships with potential newsmakers, a ‘self-starter’ who is able to initiate story content, follow social media for leads and capable of working under limited supervision. Applicant will also be called upon for on-air news reading.
- A Broadcast / Digital Communications Diploma or Degree is a must
- Previous on-air, writing, reporting and digital experience is required
- Excellent communication and organizational skills
- Must be able to function successfully under pressure of deadlines
- Working knowledge of KLZ News System, digital cameras, audio and video editing
- Positive, energetic, friendly manner
- Valid driver’s license.
Those interested need to apply by January 20, 2020. Resumes must include air check and references.
News Director /Editor LethbridgeNewsNow.com / CHLB-FM/CJBZ-FM
Address: 220, 410 – 7th S, Lethbridge, AB T1J 2G6
Direct Phone: 403.329.0955 Ext. 239
NOTE: Only those applicants selected for follow-up interviews will be contacted.
Deadline:January 20, 2020
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.
As part of the Jim Pattison Broadcast Group’s Employment Equity Policy we encourage women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities to identify themselves as this may be to their advantage in helping us correct under-representation of those groups in our company.