Reporter, CTV Ottawa Parliamentary Bureau

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Date: Jul 4, 2018

Location: Ottawa, ON, CA

Company: Bell

Req Id: 205107 

 

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:  Reporter, CTV Ottawa Parliamentary Bureau

Location:Ottawa

Salary:Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Hours of Work:Variable hours including some weekends

 

Responsibilities:

• Responsible for originating, writing, interviewing, and reporting national television news stories for all CTV news platforms.
• Generate story ideas with a heavy emphasis on Canadian politics
• Keen interest and knowledge of  federal politics and related issues
• Develop and maintain a network of contacts
• Validate and assess the editorial value of each assignment
• Plan news shoots and work with ENG crews in studio and the field
• Exercising strong news judgement and a keen instinct to dig for stories
• Other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications:
• Journalism degree or equivalent
• Excellent knowledge of television production technique
• Rock solid understanding of Canadian media law and how it applies to reporting
• Extensive knowledge of Canadian politics
• Excellent knowledge of television news technology
• Excellent organizational skills and ability to meet deadlines
• Excellent communications and writing skills
• Must possess superb research and on air presentation skills
• Ability to travel on extremely short notice
• Strong team player
• Excellent knowledge of general current events
• Bilingual (French)
•  Other languages an asset

 

Application Details:
Interested Applicant's please apply online at:
 https://jobs.bce.ca/bell/go/Media/3537600/

 

Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
Only those applicants whom include a link to a demo reel will be considered.

 

Bilingualism is an asset (English and French)

 

Additional Information:

Position Type: Media - Talent
Job Location: Canada : Ontario : Ottawa
Application Deadline: 07/21/2018
 

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: CanadaONOttawa

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