News Writer - CTV National News - Freelance Opportunity

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Date: May 11, 2018

Location: Toronto, ON, CA

Company: Bell

Req Id: 200514 


Bell is a truly Canadian company with over 138 years of success. We are defined by the passion of our team members and their belief inour 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 National News – Freelance Opportunity
Location: Agincourt (Scarborough, ON)
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Hours of Work: Varied shifts as available


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


• Excellent knowledge of domestic and international news and current affairs
• Proven excellence 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
• Network level experience in line-up or show production
• 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 degree
• French or other language skills
• Knowledge of other cultures and languages an asset


Application Details:



Bilingualism is an asset (English and French)


Additional Information:

Position Type: Media - Freelancer
Job Location: Canada : Ontario : Scarborough || Canada : Ontario : Toronto
Application Deadline: 05/31/2018

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.


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