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Indigenous Content Creator

Native Communications Society of the NWT
Published
April 7, 2022
Location
Yellowknife, NT
Category
Job Type
Base Salary
TBD

Description

NCS is currently seeking an Indigenous Content Creator to work part-time in a fast-paced, creative environment in our production facility in Yellowknife, NWT.

If you have a nose for news, a voice for radio, and want to tell important community stories then CKLB is the place for you. CKLB is willing to train the right candidate with a strong desire to learn broadcast and web journalism.

Duties

  • Develops and maintains contacts with a variety of sources.
  • Creates digital and written content on all CKLB platforms, with a focus on radio
  • Gathers and reports information from various sources
  • Contributes ideas or program content; participates in the preparation of program objectives
  • Optimize the use of social media platforms for delivery of news
  • Performs the following tasks;
  • Utilize various media sources
  • Work with other staff to ensure required material is available
  • Present information and/or analysis in a variety of formats
    • Perform production or administrative tasks associated with the smooth function of the newsroom, program unit, or station
  • Follow up on social media trends and be responsive to accounts

Qualifications

  • Previous experience writing and posting to social media platforms considered an asset
  • Introductory knowledge of journalistic procedures
  • Introductory broadcast writing skill and on-air presence
  • Ability to adapt to changing circumstances
  • Working knowledge of photography equipment and photography techniques
  • Introductory knowledge of broadcast news, public affairs and feature reporting
  • Excellent time management skills, planning and organizational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and professionalism skills
  • Demonstrated ability to report, write and produce quality interviews and features
  • Able to produce news articles and interviews in a polished, edited, researched style
  • The ability to work alone and as part of a team
  • Knowledge about the Dene and other Indigenous cultures and languages of the NWT
  • Must be fluent in English
  • Knowledge of Indigenous language a strong asset
  • Working knowledge of editing programs/software such as Audacity, Hindenburg, etc.
  • Familiarity with recording equipment.

Company Info

The Native Communications Society of the NWT (NCS) is the territory’s premier Aboriginal Broadcaster with coverage across the entire territory and beyond. NSC boasts a team of creative, passionate, and talented individuals constantly searching for stories that inform and educate.  CKLB, a division of NCS, delivers news, current affairs and diverse regional and cultural perspectives daily to our valued listeners in five Indigenous languages and English.

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