Sports Anchor / VJ – Prince George, BC

    The Jim Pattison Broadcast Group

    Do you have the skills and personality to become the next great broadcaster with CKPG News? This is a rare opportunity to establish a career in news and sports broadcasting.

    We don’t follow the Canucks too closely. But we do cover the Cougars and the Spruce Kings. We don’t concern ourselves much with the Raptors, but we care about the Timberwolves, the Condors and the Roadrunners. If you’re interested in everything from high school sports to University sports, we want to hear from you.

    You’ll be expected to generate great story ideas about local people, be an active participant on social media, accurately gather information, and shoot, edit and present your stories to our audience in a timely fashion. The selected candidate will be offered a permanent – full time position as a reporter/anchor with our radio and television stations in Prince George, BC.

    Your qualifications should include:

    • A broadcast school diploma or appropriate experience;
    • Excellent research, writing and presentation skills;
    • Shooting and editing your own stories;
    • Being a leader in social media circles;
    • Ability to work as a member of a team and on your own;
    • A Driver’s License (abstract required for interview).

    We provide excellent wages and a great benefits package. Northern British Columbia offers a wide variety of activities for anyone who loves the great outdoors. Prince George has hosted national events like the Canada Winter Games, Nor-am Skicross races, and will soon host the 2019 World Para Nordic Skiing Championships. Prince George is a city of about 80,000. It features all of the modern conveniences of a big city, without the big city inconveniences. For more information visit: http://moveupprincegeorge.ca

    Please send a resume and samples of your work to: Dave Barry, CKPG News Director, 1810- 3rd Avenue, Prince George B.C., V2M-1G4 or by email: dave.barry@jpbg.ca. No phone calls please. Only those chosen for interviews will be contacted. All applications must be received by Sunday February 25, 2018.

    Our New Applicant Self ID form is available for download at http://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.

    To apply for this job email your details to dave.barry@jpbg.ca