Weekend News Announcer (Part-time), Bell Media

Date: May 9, 2019

Location: Midland, ON, CA

Company: Bell

Req Id: 234553 

We have an amazing opportunity for a talented and vibrant person to write and deliver news on a part time basis out of our Midland or Orillia studios.

 

If you can write and deliver a conversational newscast, this position could be right for you.  We need someone who is the exact same person off the air as they are on the air!  Someone who is creative, resourceful and all about LOCAL!   

 

Weekend work and overtime as required. This is a 6 month contract with possibility for extension.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Write and deliver newscasts on a part time basis
  • Commercial voice work, as required
  • Attend remotes and personal appearances as required
  • Source out innovative ideas for newscasts
  • Develop and maintain strong local & community awareness

 

Qualifications:

  • Ability to take direction with regards to on-air performance
  • Good knowledge of current affairs and politics
  • Understand communication versus announcing
  • Realize that local wins
  • Execute and embrace the news delivery format
  • Must be a team player with a positive attitude
  • College or University degree in broadcasting or equivalent, and/or a minimum of 3 years relevant on-air experience
  • Social networking skills (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, SMS, web knowledge) are a MUST!
  • Dynamic, creative and innovative; love creating original content
  • Excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Valid G Class Driver’s license and a good driving record

Bilingualism is an asset (English and French)

 

Additional Information:

Position Type: Media - Talent
Job Location: Midland/Orillia, Ontario
Application Deadline: 05/23/2019

 

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: Canada, ON, Midland

 

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