Multi Media Journalist, CTV Kitchener, Bell Media

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Date: Oct 10, 2018

Location: Kitchener, ON, CA

Company: Bell

Req Id: 216308 

 

Bell is a truly Canadian company with over 137 years of success. We are defined by the passion of our team members and their belief in our 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.

 

Position: Multimedia Journalist

Location: CTV Kitchener – Kitchener, ON

Salary:  Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Hours of Work: 40 hours per week. Overtime as required based on operational needs. Will include working shift work. Evenings, weekends and on Holidays.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for on-going, pro-active coverage of regional and local issues in the CTV Kitchener coverage area
  • Contribute to CTV News programs by gathering video, writing news stories, and creating content for digital.
  • Identify, research, select and write original news stories, headlines and captions for digital
  • Check for accuracy of facts, typos, and technical errors prior to posting information.
  • Conduct interviews for news coverage
  • Gather and write news material for television and web.
  • Operate ENG equipment for news gathering
  • Edit news material in the station and in the field
  • Provide backfill for other news and operations positions as required.

 

Qualifications:          

  • Demonstrated experience (2-3 years) of high-quality news writing for broadcast and web/digital that meets editorial, legal, ethical, style and grammatical standards
  • 2-3 years experience with editorial decision making, with a track record for quality news judgement
  • Solid understanding and proficiency with iNews - ability to write/edit stories, format different types of stories, work in a line-up
  • Experience with non-linear editing an asset
  • Minimum 1 year current work experience in a news operation
  • Post-Secondary education in journalism or broadcasting
  • In-depth knowledge of coverage region, national and international news
  • Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines of several simultaneous duties, while maintaining focus
  • Proficiency with computer software/internet and practical experience working with technical systems relevant to web operation including Content Management Systems, Adobe Photoshop, various web browsers
  • Ability to work in a team, and be self-motivated
  • The successful applicant must demonstrate a high degree of adaptability and must be committed to learning in a fast paced environment
  • Candidates must be capable of lifting and carrying camera equipment. (approx. 20-30 pounds)
  • A valid G class driver’s license and a good driving record are required

 

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Bilingualism is an asset (English and French)

 

Additional Information:

Position Type: Union
Job Location: Canada : Ontario : Kitchener
Application Deadline: 10/21/2018
 

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: CanadaONKitchener

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