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Afternoon Drive Host

Castlegar, BC, Canada Req #320
Monday, July 17, 2023
Vista Radio prides itself on a fresh vision of broadcasting and an unparalleled commitment to its community involvement.  We are privileged to operate in 48 radio stations (and growing) broadcasting across 70+ transmitters located in three Provinces and the Northwest Territories. We are also connected to our communities with 35 MyTownNow websites.

Come live, work and play in the beautiful West Kootenay!

Castlegar is the second largest city in the region and is nestled in the Selkirk Mountains at the confluence of the Columbia and Kootenay rivers.  Make your mark at the LEGENDARY, 99.3 The Goat!  This is a heritage station in the market with deep roots in our company and community.  Are you ready to be the newest member of our GOAT HERD?

If you are looking for a career that offers challenging work, long-term growth potential and the chance to make a real difference, join our team. With more than 250 employees our team is passionately dedicated to their communities and is committed to generating exceptional local radio.


  • Host an interactive and engaging afternoon show from 2pm to 6pm, Monday to Friday.
  • Be a major player in the fabric of our community.
  • Make promotional appearances, as required.
  • Committing to professional development with regular air checks.
  • Contribute to station social media pages and websites when required.
  • Assist with sales/programming by collaborating on creative promotions where appropriate.
  • Liaise with clients and be an ambassador for our 99.3 The Goat in Castlegar.
  • Voice tracking additional shifts for other dayparts or stations as required.
  • Manage scripts and requests to record commercial and promo voice-overs as required.
  • Other duties as assigned by management.

Key Requirements:

  • Minimum 1 years of radio broadcasting experience.
  • Working knowledge of Adobe Audition.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Solid audio editing and communication skills.
  • Strong understanding of communicating to an audience on multiple platforms.
  • Ability to relate to our local target audience.
  • Strong teamwork and collaboration.
  • Ability to take direction and coaching from leaders &colleagues.
  • A valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.
  • Goal oriented and self-motivated with a high level of initiative to grow personally and professionally.

Application Instructions:

Please include a MP3 demo or a link to a Soundcloud/YouTube audio demo to the Additional Documents section of the application form.


At Vista Radio Ltd, we are an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to developing and supporting a diverse and inclusive environment in which all individuals are treated with dignity, respect and one which reflects the diversity of the various communities in which we operate. Accommodations are available for all employees and applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations during the recruitment process, please advise when submitting your application.

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  • Castlegar, BC, Canada