Video Journalist (Temporary part time), Bell Media

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Date: Oct 4, 2018

Location: Halifax, NS, CA

Company: Bell

Req Id: 196396 


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: Up to 40 hours per week. Overtime as required. May include working evenings and weekends.


  • Generating, developing, researching, and setting-up original story ideas focusing on local news.
  • News reporting: including conducting interviews, script writing and voicing
  • Utilizing of ENG equipment & digital editing to shoot and edit stories.
  • Setting-up and operating live equipment (i.e. Dejero boxes and/or Dejero App, Atlas Kits, etc.).
  • Live reporting.
  • Consistent social media engagement.
  • Writing web copy and providing web content as necessary.
  • Developing contacts and sources.
  • Strong editorial decision making.
  • Weekend and late night assignments as required.
  • Anchoring news or weather may be required.
  • Other related duties as assigned.


  • Post-secondary education with specialized broadcast training (i.e. Journalism Degree) or equivalent. On-air presentation experience as a Reporter in television, radio is required. Video Journalist experience or training preferred.
  • Strong research and communication skills.
  • Strong creative abilities and leadership qualities.
  • Ability to work quickly, deal with multiple demands and pressure of on-air deadlines.
  • Knowledge of Atlantic Canada (history, geography, political and socio-economic  conditions) and the challenges facing the region is desirable.
  • Experience in the operation of ENG and non-linear editing equipment is preferred.
  • Demonstrated initiative, creativity and curiosity
  • Excellent understanding of journalistic ethics is essential.
  • Experience with “live” presentation.
  • Demonstrated engagement with social media (i.e. Twitter, Facebook, etc.) required.
  • Experience providing content to digital platforms, including websites, preferred.
  • Experience with iNews and Dejero technology preferred.
  • Strong reliable team player.
  • Creative storytelling skills and strong news judgment.
  • Ability to consistently lift and carry up to 45 pounds.
  • Valid driver’s licence and a good driving record are required.


Bilingualism is an asset (English and French)


Additional Information:

Position Type: Media - Talent
Job Location: Canada : Nova Scotia : Halifax
Application Deadline: 05/22/2018

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: CanadaNSHalifax

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