Producer, Digital, CTV News, Local

Date: Apr 19, 2019

Location: Scarborough, ON, CA

Company: Bell

Req Id: 232979 

 

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.

 

Do you have a passion for writing and editing news?

Do you eat, live, breathe digital? 

Are you interested in being a part of a world-class news team?

If so, this opportunity may be for you!

 

Reporting to the Senior Web Producer, the Digital Producer will focus on local news for a national audience. The successful candidate will have daily newsroom experience, excellent communication skills and experience writing and editing for a digital audience.

 

Job Duties/Accountabilities:

  • Writing and editing breaking news for CTV News digital platforms
  • Developing and executing content and social media strategy for local news market, targeting a national audience
  • Monitor and publish wires, with an eye to SEO, keywords and social sharing
  • Work independently with other teams to develop interactive and explanatory features for news specials
  • Manage multiple social media streams for news (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and others) and when required, send news alerts to mobile apps
  • Work closely with local newsrooms and CTV News producers to extend general broadcast content on the website, and extend web-based content into the TV environment
  • Keep on top of trends and latest digital innovations

 

Critical Qualifications/ Competencies:

  • College/University Degree in Journalism or related field
  • At least four years of online experience
  • Experience managing and supervising a team in a newsroom
  • Experience copy editing and proofreading written content
  • Superior organization, communication and time-management skills
  • Excellent writing and editing skills, plus advanced knowledge of CP Style Guide
  • Exceptional computer skills and familiarity with Content Management Systems and news gathering systems
  • Demonstrated ability to originate coverage on developing stories including popular trends and features
  • Demonstrated ability to think visually when crafting a story  
  • Portfolio of online journalism that includes samples of at least three items from the following: breaking news writing, political or business analysis, social breaking news, data visualization, interactive storytelling
  • Experience or proven understanding of emerging mobile news standards

 

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

 

Additional Information:

Position Type: Management 
Job Status: Regular - Full Time
 
Job Location: Canada : Ontario : Toronto 
Application Deadline: 04/30/2019 

 

 

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: CanadaONScarborough

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