Bureau Manager, Ottawa, 12 Month Contract, Bell Media

Date: Jan 3, 2019

Location: Ottawa, ON, CA

Company: Bell

Req Id: 228185 


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.



  • Assist Bureau Chief in managing all facets of day to day operations
  • Oversee work of Unit Manager
  • Exercising strong news judgement and a keen instinct to dig for stories
  • Assist reporters and producers with story approach and script structure
  • Plan news shoots and work with ENG crews in studio and the field
  • Maintain information flow within the Ottawa News Bureau
  • Maintain relationships and information flow with other bureaus, affiliate stations, DNS, Agincourt, other Bell Media properties as well as any external service providers
  • Supervise producers and chase producers in conjunction with the Ottawa Bureau Chief
  • Work extremely closely with National Assignment desk
  • Future planning for coverage of Ottawa events with network and station resources.
  • Communicate with the Unit Manager for technical requirements to support editorial needs
  • Co-ordination of breaking news coverage
  • Champion CTV News needs with Parliamentary Press Gallery, Government Departments and other outlets
  • Work with engineering to identify production needs, find solutions
  • Manage editorial staff scheduling and rotations
  • Oversee tech staff scheduling and rotations
  • Coordinate travel
  • Other duties as assigned



  • Journalism degree or equivalent
  • Excellent knowledge of television production technique
  • Extensive knowledge of Canadian politics
  • Excellent knowledge of television news technology
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to meet deadlines
  • Excellent communication and writing skills
  • Ability to travel on extremely short notice
  • Strong team player and able to manage a team of people
  • Excellent knowledge of general current events
  • Bilingualism would be an asset


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


Additional Information:

Position Type: Management 
Job Status: Temporary - Full Time
Job Location: Canada : Ontario : Ottawa 
Application Deadline: 02/03/2019 



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: CanadaONOttawa

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