PM Drive Host for FPR Radio

PM Drive Host for FPR Radio

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date June 12, 2019
Type Full Time
Company First Peoples Radio
Location Ottawa, ON
Category TV / Film / Video/ Radio/ Journalism
Client Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (APTN)
Contact Information
[email protected]

PM Drive Host for FPR Radio

Are you ready for prime time?

FPR (First Peoples Radio) is looking for a dynamic P.M. Drive personality to join our Ottawa team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Represents FPR by serving as on air personality, and as a representative, seeks to maintain the excellent reputation of FPR radio at all times;
  • Assists the Operations Manager with organizing and participating in the planning of materials for broadcast;
  • Performs the afternoon drive show from 3pm to 7pm Monday to Friday;
  • Does one Voice Track shift for the weekend;
  • Interviews guests, celebrities, music artists, community representatives, etc, both on & off air; prepares background notes and questions;
  • Assists the Operations Manager with marketing and promotions show strategies including new program ideas;
  • Collaborates with the Production Manager to record commercials and promos;
  • Communicates topical and timely creative ideas to achieve better and relevant on air content;
  • Monitors national and local news and events for relevancy and stays informed on current and emerging issues;
  • Remains aware of all National issues relevant to Indigenous communities;
  • Ensures the equipment being used in in proper operating condition and makes regular checks;
  • Does external marketing and station promotion work;
  • Monitors social media for requests, birthdays and new listener information;
  • Helps to assure that stations website is maintained at the highest standard.

Requirements & Experience:

  • A degree /diploma in a relevant discipline and 2-5 years related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Exceptional verbal communication skills, coupled with the ability to share timely ideas, current events and concepts with a diverse audience
  • Experience doing an Afternoon Morning Show in a medium to major market
  • Experience as an on stage performer and/or musician is an asset
  • Experience with an Indigenous organization, language and culture is an asset
  • Proficiency with Internet, E-mail and other business related computer software is required.

Please email your application by June 21, 2019 to Matthew at [email protected] quoting file FPR – 00013.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  As an Indigenous employer we encourage First Nations, Inuit and Metis applicant to apply.

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