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Ava Rogers
Professional Summary

Accomplished and energetic Campus Radio News Director with a solid history of achievement in working with students to acheive their goals in the field of radio broadcasting.

 Motivated leader with strong organizational and prioritization abilities. Areas of expertise include training student and community member volunteers in as active members of the CHMR-FM News Department, assembling a News team each semester, covering local, national, international nes, sports and arts and evntertainment news, with a special focus on campus news and events and student issues, working with Students to find employment in the feild of media and communications in their last year of studies. 

  • Communications and Media
  • Analytical thinking, planning
  • Strong verbal and personal communication skills.

  • Accuracy and attention to details.

  • Organization and prioritization skills.

  • Problem analysis, use of judgement and ability to solve problems efficiently.

  • Active Listening
  • Management of Personnel Resources
  • Writing
  • Computers and Electronics
News Director 09/2011 to Present
CHMR-FM St. John's, NL
  • Plan and schedule programming and event coverage, based on broadcast length, time availability, and other factors, such as community needs, ratings data, and viewer demographics.
  • Coordinate activities between departments, such as news and programming.
  • Direct and coordinate activities of personnel engaged in broadcast news, sports, and programming.
  • Monitor and review programming to ensure that schedules are met, guidelines are adhered to, and performances are of adequate quality.
  • Check completed program logs for accuracy and conformance with CRTC rules and regulations and resolve program log inaccuracies.
  • Establish work schedules and assign work to staff members and volunteers.
  • Operate and maintain on-air and production audio equipment.
  • Participate in the planning and execution of fundraising activities.
  • Cue announcers, actors, performers, and guests.
  • Conduct interviews for broadcasts.
  • Read news, read or record public service and promotional announcements, or perform other on-air duties.
  • Perform personnel duties, such as hiring staff and evaluating work performance.
  • Develop promotions for current programs and specials.
  • Develop ideas for programs and features that a station could produce.
  • Oversee all social media for CHMR-FM News Department and assign social media roles to volunteers and student staff.
Recording Engineer/Producer/Professional Musician/Publicist 01/2007 to Present
Self Employed: Baygirl Music St. John's, NL


  • Produce, sound engineer/composer of full-length albums, radio commercials and film scores.
  • Instructor of songwriting workshops in numerous schools (K-12, English and French), instructor of several basic sound recording workshops at schools and festivals for children and adults
  • Sound Recordist/Boom Operator on several short films and Television productions (NIFCO), National Film Board of Canada, Chain Rock Prods. and Augusta Productions, George St. TV (NTV/Comedy Network)

  • Write and issue press releases (English and French) for self and various entertainers and festivals

  • Award-winning, touring singer/songwriter, released nine recordings 

Bachelor of Arts: Double major: English/French May 2010 Memorial University Alumni Affairs and Development - St. John's, NL

Dean's List Honoree, May 2010


Université de Québec à Trois-Rivières, French Immersion Core program 1995

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School Attended
Memorial University Alumni Affairs and Development