News Director and Anchor, CJDC TV, Bell Media, Dawson Creek, BC, Bell Media

Date: Jul 8, 2019

Location: Dawson Creek, BC, CA

Company: Bell

Req Id: 237254 


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.


Bell Media has a unique opportunity for someone who loves broadcasting, has a passion for news and is looking to grow their career in a leadership position with our CJDC – TV news team.  Located at our studios in Dawson Creek, the News Director will lead a team of radio and television reporters and anchors covering the Northeast BC region from Dawson Creek to Fort Nelson, and from the Rockies to the Alberta Peace. 


Job Duties/Accountabilities:

  • Lead the news team in daily tasks in both Fort St. John and Dawson Creek
  • Attend news events, chasing stories and following up on files
  • Weekly or monthly attendance at meetings for area governments or boards
  • Ability to find local or regional angle to provincial and national stories
  • Develop community contacts
  • Keep files up to date and other duties as assigned
  • Operate within the guidelines of ethical and moral business practice; working knowledge of CRTC broadcast standards and RTNDA code of ethics
  • Provide vacation relief and backup for station anchors
  • Attend municipal government, school district and regional district meetings weekly or monthly.


Critical Qualifications/ Competencies:

  • The ability to work alone and as part of a regional team
  • A solid on-air delivery
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Above average organizational skills
  • Mature, calm and professional manner.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and to meet deadlines
  • Proven display of initiative
  • Represent Bell Media with integrity, respect and mature judgment
  • Degree or Diploma from a recognized Broadcast/Journalism Program or equivalent experience
  • 2-3 years of news reporting experience
  • Experience leading a team an asset but not required
  • Experience and knowledge of Burli Software, or similar newsroom system
  • A valid class 5 BC driver’s license (or equivalent)
  • Strong references


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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: Management 
Job Status: Regular - Full Time
Job Location: Canada : British Columbia : Dawson Creek 
Application Deadline: 03/17/2019 



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.


Created: CanadaBCDawson Creek

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