Media

Videojournalist, CTV News Toronto, Unifor 79M

Are you ready to grow your career by taking on a new role at Bell? We always look for qualified internal applicants within our own team to support their development.  
 

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.

 

Position:              Video Journalist (VJ) – CTV Toronto 

Be part of driving Canada’s number one local newsroom into the future!  CTV Toronto is looking for experienced video journalists who have an appreciation for how today’s audiences consume quality content on multiple platforms.  Successful candidates want to deliver that content using the latest technology at the speed of today’s news consumer.

 

Responsibilities:

  • On camera presentation of news and information segments – on multiple platforms
  • High quality journalism adhering to all legal, ethical and regulatory standards
  • Gathering high quality video and photos
  • Editing video in the field using the latest non-linear technology
  • Filling out pre designed graphics templates for insertion in news stories cut in the field
  • Writing solid and engaging content for multiple platforms (broadcast, digital, social)
  • Conducting interviews, researching, and identifying original story ideas
  • Meeting multiple filing deadlines in order to ensure immediate and up-to-date news coverage online and on-air
  • Tracking and booking follow up news coverage
  • Working weekday, weekend, and evening shifts
  • Providing backfill for other news positions as required, including anchoring and weather presentation

Qualifications:

  • A forward looking approach toward the news industry and modern news gathering techniques
  • Exceptional on-air delivery and outstanding storytelling skills
  • A solid understanding of how Canadians consume news today on multiple platforms
  • Minimum 5 years working in a news operation including a professional journalistic environment
  • Demonstrated proficiency in non-linear editing (packages, VOs, intros, bumpers and special effects)
  • Demonstrated proficiency in the operation of ENG gear including troubleshooting
  • Demonstrated competency in writing voice-overs, short packages, package intros, and promotional items to the standards set by CTV News
  • Proficiency with computers and social media
  • Experience exercising editorial judgment in a deadline-driven news environment
  • Post-Secondary education in journalism or broadcasting preferred
  • In-depth knowledge of coverage region, national and international news.  Evidence of being a “consumer of news”
  • Ability to develop and maintain news contacts to allow for effective coverage on deadline
  • Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines of several simultaneous duties, while maintaining focus.  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 and functioning in a fast paced environment.
  • Candidates must be capable of lifting and carrying camera equipment. (approx. 15-20 pounds)
  • A valid driver’s license and clean driver’s abstract are required.

 

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

 

Additional Information:

Position Type: Media - Talent 
Job Status: Regular - Full Time 
Job Location: Canada : Ontario : Toronto 
Application Deadline: 05/31/2020 

 

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 recruitment@bell.ca to make arrangements. If you have questions regarding accessible employment at Bell please email our Diversity & Inclusion Team at inclusion@bell.ca.

 

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