Writer, Producer, CTV Calgary, Bell Media

Date: Aug 12, 2019

Location: Calgary, AB, CA

Company: Bell

Req Id: 238650 

 

At Bell, we do more than build world-class networks, develop innovative services and create original multiplatform media content – we’re revolutionizing how Canadians communicate.
 

If you’re ready to bring game-changing ideas to life and join a community that values bold ideas, professional growth and employee wellness, we want you on the Bell team. 
 

The Bell Media team creates and delivers the best Canadian and international content across our digital media, television, radio, and out-of-home advertising platforms. We’re looking for innovative team players ready to take some of the most well-known entertainment brands in the country to the next level.

 

Position:                    Writer, Producer, CTV Calgary, Bell Media, Unifor 899

Location:                   Calgary, Alberta   (CTV Calgary)

Salary:                       Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Posting Date:            August 12, 2019        

Closing Date:            August 23, 2019

Hours of Work:         40 hours a week. Overtime as required

 

Responsibilities:     

This position plays a key role for our daily line-up and requires someone who is thorough and accurate. An excellent communicator with a sense of priority and very strong organization and leadership skills. He/she will have the ability to take initiative in a deadline driven environment and act on behalf of the Sr. Producer when needed.

  • Working closely with Producers, Video Journalists and studio personnel
  • Writing for newscasts and assist in the coordination of field staff
  • Researching, interviewing and desk-top editing as required
  • Adapting to rapidly changing programme situations
  • Assist with cast producing and other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary education in television/broadcast production.
  • Demonstrated ability to write to pictures an asset, and proven experience in television writing essential
  • Good knowledge of industry practices and procedures regarding news production and writing and desk top editing. Previous producer experience would be preferred
  • Fundamental knowledge of Ross Overdrive would be considered a definite asset
  • Excellent research, analytical and communication skills
  • Very strong creative abilities and leadership skills
  • Strong editorial sense
  • Thoroughness, accuracy, a sense of priority
  • Ability to take initiative, responsibility as well as consult with the team                             
  • Ability to deal with multiple demands and pressure of on-air deadlines and corollary need to make immediate and sound decisions

 

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Bilingualism is an asset (English and French); adequate knowledge of French is required for positions in Quebec. 

 

Additional Information:

Position Type: Union 
Job Status: Regular - Full Time 
Job Location: Canada : Alberta : Calgary 
Application Deadline: 08/23/2019 

 

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

 

At Bell, we don’t just accept difference - we celebrate it. We’re committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable, and accessible workplace where every team member feels valued, respected, and supported, and has the opportunity to reach their full potential. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities.

 

Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. For a confidential inquiry, simply email your recruiter directly or recruitment@bell.ca to make arrangements. If you have questions regarding accessible employment at Bell please email our Diversity & Inclusion Team at inclusion@bell.ca.

 

Created: CanadaABCalgary

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