Sr. Reporter-Anchor, Bell Media

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Date: Jun 13, 2018

Location: Barrie, ON, CA

Company: Bell

Req Id: 203207 

 

Bell is a truly Canadian company with over 138 years of success. We are defined by the passion of our team members and their belief inour company’s vast potential.

To ensure we continue to be recognized as Canada’s leading communications company, we’re committed to finding and developing the next generation of leaders. This means creating best-in-class career and development opportunities for our employees.

If you’re passionate, driven and find yourself seeking interesting work, new challenges and continuous learning opportunities, then we want you to join our team.

Bell Media is Canada's premier multimedia company with leading assets in television, radio and digital media, including CTV — Canada's #1 television network, and the country's most-watched specialty channels. It is a critical component of Bell’s commitment to leverage strategic investments in broadband networks to offer Canadians the best available content on any of the four screens they choose: television, smartphone, tablet and computer.

 

Hours of Work   40 hours per week. Overtime as required based on operational needs. Will include working shift work including evenings, weekends and holidays.

 

Responsibilities:  

            

  • Anchoring newscasts or special broadcasts as required – will include working nights and weekends.
  • Live on the scene reporting.
  • Evaluating news leads and tips to develop story ideas.
  • Working closely with the producer to develop the daily newscast line-up.
  • Gathering and verifying information through interviews, observations and research.
  • Organizing material, writing stories based on information obtained, and vetting scripts.
  • Meet deadlines and a strong attention to detail.
  • Use various media to provide updates and news stories and newscasts to the public.
  • Contribute to promotional activities of the newsroom including but not limited to public appearances, support of community events, and promotion of newscasts to various media.
  • Actively contribute to newsroom leadership.
  • Serve as a role model for excellent communication and interpersonal skills within the newsroom.
  • Good understanding of journalistic ethics is essential.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications:        

 

  •  Outstanding on-air presentation.
  •  Five years anchoring experience.
  • Two years’ experience as a videographer with excellent shooting, writing and editing skills.
  • College or University degree or diploma, preferably in Broadcast Journalism.
  • Proven reputation as a motivated self-starter with excellent interpersonal skills who enjoys getting involved in the production of the product, and loves news and current affairs.
  • Strong editorial skills when it comes to line-up and story evaluation.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Must be thoroughly professional in all aspects of journalism. Must be well read on current affairs and have a wide-range of working knowledge and understanding of general interest subjects, current events and people in the news.
  • Reside in Barrie area.
  • Ability to be a strong ambassador for the station

 

Bilingualism is an asset (English and French)

 

Additional Information:

Position Type: Media - Talent
Job Location: Canada : Ontario : Barrie
Application Deadline: 06/27/2018
 

Please apply directly online to be considered for this role.  Applications through email will not be accepted.

 

Bell is committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable, and accessible environment where all employees and customers feel valued, respected, and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live and serve, and where every team member has the opportunity to reach their full potential.

 

Created: CanadaONBarrie

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