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AMI looking to hire a Broadcast Presenter in Ottawa

Accessible Media Inc. (AMI) is a not-for-profit multimedia organization serving more than five million Canadians who are blind, partially sighted, deaf, hard of hearing, mobility or print restricted. Operating three broadcast services, AMI-tv and AMI-audio in English and AMI-télé in French, AMI’s mission is to make accessible media for all Canadians.

We are currently looking for a full time Broadcast Presenter to join our Programming & Production team within the Ottawa Bureau. The ideal candidate will represent AMI as an on-camera Presenter for assigned programs and segments; by presenting information and/or entertainment in an accessible and professional manner.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Maintains and contributes to AMI’s brand and reputation
  2. Assists the production team to ensure that information and insights presented are accurate and objective; through team participation
  3. Meets AMI’s quality programme standards when hosting or (co-hosting) programmes
  4. Conducting interviews, and introducing guests and contributes to the overall team effort.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Certificate/Diploma in Broadcast/Media or related program at Post Secondary Institution or equivalent experience.
  • 2 years’ experience in a Radio, Television or Print environment.
  • Knowledge in research methods, identifying and contacting relevant sources
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills; organizational and time management skill
  • Good attention to detail; ability to work well under pressure, self-directed
  • A sensitivity and understanding of culture and issues relevant to the blind and low vision community in Canada.
  • Bilingualism is an asset

Applicants should email their resume and covering letter to: jobs@ami.ca.

Please reference the position title in the subject line of the email.

Accessible Media Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from qualified women, men, visible minorities, aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities. Should you require an accommodation for the recruitment or interview process, please let us know.

We thank all applicants for their interest, but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.

Archival Date: 
Friday, September 22, 2017