Writer, CTV News Channel- Freelance

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Date: Feb 13, 2018

Location: Scarborough, ON, CA

Company: Bell

Req Id: 191103 

 

Bell is a truly Canadian company with over 137 years of success. We are defined by the passion of our team members and their belief in our company’s vast potential.

To ensure we continue to be recognized as Canada’s leading communications company, we’re committed to finding and developing the next generation of leaders. This means creating best-in-class career and development opportunities for our employees.

If you’re passionate, driven and find yourself seeking interesting work, new challenges and continuous learning opportunities, then we want you to join our team.

Bell Media is Canada's premier multimedia company with leading assets in television, radio and digital media, including CTV — Canada's #1 television network, and the country's most-watched specialty channels. It is a critical component of Bell’s commitment to leverage strategic investments in broadband networks to offer Canadians the best available content on any of the four screens they choose: television, smartphone, tablet and computer.

 

Position:  News Writer – CTV News Channel (Freelance Opportunity)
Location: Agincourt
Salary:Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Hours of Work: Must be available to work evenings and weekends.

 

Responsibilities:

• Contribute to CTV News Channel and other CTV properties by writing scripts for on-camera, voice over and intros to reports
• Provide editing instructions of videotape for reports and voice over packages, vet reporter’s scripts and advise on other aspects of reports
• Other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications:

• Solid knowledge of domestic and international news and current affairs
• Proven track record in broadcast writing
• Proven ability to prioritize and meet deadlines of several simultaneous duties, while maintaining focus and composure
• Proven ability to marry picture and sound
• Excellent communication skills – both oral and written
• Thorough understanding of libel, slander and copyright law
• Well versed in social media
• Ability to work in a team, and be self motivated
• Broadcast or Journalism diploma or degree
• Very strong writer and speaker of English language
• Knowledge of other cultures and languages an asset

 

Interested Applicant's please apply online at:

 https://jobs.bce.ca/bell/go/Media/3537600/%20

Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.


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Bilingualism is an asset (English and French)

 

Additional Information:

Position Type: Media - Freelancer
Job Location: Canada : Ontario : Toronto
Application Deadline: 02/27/2018
 

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: CanadaONScarborough

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