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Unique opportunity: Journalist Specializing in Road Network and Traffic matters - Cogeco Diffusion Inc.

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Unique opportunity: Journalist Specializing in Road Network and Traffic matters - Cogeco Diffusion Inc.10:00 EDT Wednesday, August 10, 2011MONTREAL, Aug. 10, 2011 /CNW Telbec/ - Cogeco Diffusion Inc. is currently looking for a full-time Journalist Specializing in Road Network and Traffic matters for its project of a new station entirely dedicated to traffic, road conditions and mass transit, Traffic Radio. Reporting to the Director of Operations, successful candidate shall have the following responsibilities:KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Gather relevant information, check and edit pieces of news, and see to their broadcast or recording.Gather information on site and report coverage on the air whenever assigned to outside broadcasts.Conduct interviews by phone or any other means.Execute his own editing and recording with the material provided for that purpose.REQUIRED SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in communication or journalism, or equivalent experience5 years experience in the field of journalistic informationThorough knowledge of geography and the metropolitan road networkGood knowledge of the public administration fieldProficiency in the following software: Microsoft Office suite and OutlookDemonstrated interest in urban planning and architectureDemonstrated ability to convey information in layman's termsStrong public speaking skillsHighly skilled at managing several tasks and/or pieces of information simultaneouslyDeveloped capacity to work under pressureHigh energy level, strong sense of initiative, and keen interest in taking on challengesExcellent knowledge of the English languageBilingualism, an assetValid driver's licenseNote: Starting date is conditional upon the date required approvals are received from regulatory authorities. Interested applicants are invited to send a resume by August 19, 2011 to:Cogeco DiffusionMarysol Burns, Executive Assistant800, de la Gauchetière West, Suite 1100Montreal, Quebec H5A 1M1marysol.burns@cogecodiffusion.comABOUT COGECO DIFFUSION

Cogeco Diffusion is a subsidiary of COGECO Inc., a diversified communications company with subordinate voting shares listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: CGO). Cogeco Diffusion operates thirteen (13) radio stations across Québec: Rythme FM Montréal, CKOI FM, 98.5, The Q92.5 FM and CKAC Sports in Montréal, FM 93 and 102.9 FM in Québec City, CKOI FM Gatineau in Ottawa-Gatineau, CIME-FM in Saint-Jérôme, Rythme FM Sherbrooke and CKOI FM in Sherbrooke, Rythme FM Trois-Rivières and CKOI FM Trois-Rivières in Trois-Rivières, making it one of Québec's largest radio broadcasters.
For further information: Cogeco DiffusionMarysol Burns, Executive Assistant 514-787-7799 ext. 7935