Media Communications
May 18, 2023

News Writer and Web Writer, Bell Media

Req Id: 411305 


At Bell, we do more than build world-class networks, develop innovative services and create original multiplatform media content - we advance how Canadians connect with each other and the world.


If you’re ready to bring game-changing ideas to life and join a community that values 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.


Job Posting Details:

Position: News Writer and Web Writer, Bell Media
Location: CTV Morning Live | 87 George Street, Ottawa (Ontario)
Salary: Unifor 78M - Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Hours of Work: 40 hours per week - based on operational needs. Early morning shifts and other shifts as required; Overtime as required


Working as part of the CTV Morning Live team, the News Writer is responsible for assisting in the preparation and presentation of newscasts for television broadcast. This includes origination of story ideas, research, interviewing, book guests and writing news/sports/entertainment stories. They are also responsible for writing copy for newscasts and web content to enhance our broadcast product. The News Writer will also operate autocue during live news shows. Other duties as required.


  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to multi-task and meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, team centred environment
  • Creative flare for developing visually appealing, interesting and informative television
  • Ability to work independently and focus on details
  • Strong writing and investigative skills
  • Graduate of a University or College Broadcast/Journalism program or equivalent experience
  • Ability to accept constructive criticism
  • Familiarity with writing news for television broadcast and iNews are a must




Adequate knowledge of French is required for positions in Quebec. 


Additional Information:

Position Type: Union 
Job Status: 
Regular - Full Time 
Job Location:
Canada : Ontario : Ottawa 
Work Arrangement: Full-time in office (meaning that you will be required to perform your work on-site)

Application Deadline: 06/02/2023 


For work arrangements that are ‘Hybrid’, successful candidates must be based in Canada and report to a set Bell office for a minimum of 3 days a week.  Recognizing the importance of work-life balance, Bell offers flexibility in work hours based on the business needs.


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. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities.


Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. For a confidential inquiry, simply email your recruiter directly or to make arrangements. If you have questions regarding accessible employment at Bell please email our Diversity & Inclusion Team at


Created: CanadaONOttawa


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