770 CHQR
A Corus Entertainment Company
Talk Show Content Producer
Calgary, AB

About the Role

Global News Radio 770 CHQR has an exciting opportunity for a full time Talk Show Content Producer in our Calgary location. Reporting to the Director of Talk and Talent, the successful candidate will be responsible for producing dynamic, interesting and informative locally focused talk shows. This position will require an individual with an insatiable curiosity for all things. An eagerness to always be asking, ‘what’s our next guest or topic?’ is an expected asset.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Create an exciting, interesting, informative community minded show
  • Have diverse knowledge of all things topical both locally and nationally
  • Create and research story ideas
  • Develop and maintain news contacts
  • On-air responsibilities
  • Public appearances as required

About You

REQUIRED SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum of 3-5 years experience in a major market
  • Tenacious approach in convincing guests and news makers to join hosts on-air
  • Excellent organizational, communication & interpersonal skills
  • News experience, preferably in radio
  • Strong and solid interviewing skills
  • Ability to write for all media platforms.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of local and national news events
  • Expertise in audio editing
  • Understanding of WordPress
  • Dynamic drive to develop sharable content (audio, Facebook lives)
  • Understanding and strengths in New Media (Facebook, Twitter, etc.) and Podcasting
  • Creative, energetic, fun, outgoing, positive, friendly manner, team player

How to Apply

Please email your resume and cover letter to john.vos@corusent.com by June 21, 2019. Please clearly identify the Job Title and Job ID in the subject line.
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