Morning Co-Host / News Anchor on 105-1 The River

    Byrnes Communications

    105-1 The River looking for a fun & entertaining cohost for its Hot AC morning show. The successful candidate will also provide headline news updates throughout the morning and update news on 105theriver.ca.

    Responsibilities:

    • 1Co-host mornings along-side the morning host 5am – 9am
    • Interact with listeners via social media
    • Prep – show content prior to and following the morning show
    • Prepare and read 105 second news updates for 105-1 The River
    • Prepare and deliver newscasts for sister station 101.1 More FM
    • Conduct telephone interviews and edit audio for broadcast
    • Write and publish news stories for station websites
    • Build a network of contacts to assist in the generation of local stories
    • Be part of the community and represent the station at events
    • Voice track other dayparts if required

    Required Skills and Qualifications:

    • A Broadcast Journalism/Radio Broadcasting Diploma and at least one year’s on-air experience in a commercial radio station
    • Fun upbeat personality with quick wit
    • Up to date on world and local events
    • Knowledge of entertainment and music industry
    • Excellent writing skills [for the ear] and on-air delivery
    • Experience in news writing for web
    • A good command of the English language and excellent speech and diction
    • Ability to work well under pressure and adhere to deadlines
    • A valid driver’s license (Ontario)
    • Strong people skills, a team player and marvelous attitude
    • A working Knowledge of Burli news software and the MediaTouch System.
    • Knowledge of creating and posting videos considered an asset
    • Relocation to the Niagara Region is required

    Send your resume complete with an On Air and News Demo to:

    Greg Diamond
    Program Director – 105-1 The River | 101.1 More FM

    greg@105theriver.ca

    The deadline for applications is Nov 06, 2020. Please type “Morning News Anchor/Co Host” in the subject line of your e-mail.

    To apply for this job email your details to greg@105theriver.ca