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Indigenous Content Creator

Native Communications Society of the NWT
February 25, 2022
Job Type
  • TBD


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.


  • 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


  • 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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