Producer, Digital Content CTV News, Victoria, BC, Bell Media

Date: Jan 9, 2019

Location: Victoria, BC, CA

Company: Bell

Req Id: 227797

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 Digital team is focused on creating amazing and rich digital experiences for our audiences and keeping Canadians connected, informed, and entertained as technology changes at lightning speed. We’re looking for innovative team players ready to guide some of the most well-known entertainment brands in the country through a digital transformation.

 

Are you someone who lives and breathes digital and news? Are you naturally curious about how people consume news? Do you have experience in journalism and a deep interest in all things digital? Bell Media is looking for people who think this way and want to create exceptional digital experiences for Canadians. As digital leaders of CTV News, we want Canadians to be informed and engaged in our brands long past the 21st century, even as technology changes at lightning speed. Information is our currency and maintaining our relevance to Canadians and their lives is what drives our work every day.

 

CTV News Vancouver Island has an opportunity for an experienced producer who thrives on breaking news, and can write and generate original stories and other content for all digital platforms. The ideal candidate will have at least 2 years' experience in a wire service or digital news operation.

Responsibilities:

  • In collaboration with the Sr. Digital Producer, Assignment Editor, Sr. Broadcast Producer and Managing Editor, plan and support the daily digital news cycle
  • Create at least 5-7 news stories per day, updating them with the latest information throughout the day
  • Support Associate Producers, Digital Content
  • Pitch ideas for original reporting
  • Ensure the accuracy, consistency and adherence to standards of all material on the site (headlines, photos, captions, video, etc.)
  • Copy editing stories for grammar and accuracy
  • Work may include visualizations in infographics, maps, web polls, timelines and data journalism
  • Video and photo editing
  • Monitoring and publishing wires, with an eye to SEO, keywords and social sharing
  • Managing multiple social media streams for news (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and others) and when required, sending news alerts to mobile apps
  • Weekend and early morning/evening shifts as assigned.
  • Participate in news editorial meetings.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Qualifications:

  • Experienced journalist with a proven track record of quickly and accurately writing and producing compelling news stories for broadcast, online and social.
  • At least two years’ experience in a leadership role in a news environment
  • Post-secondary education in related discipline strongly preferred
  • High level of competency in digital, online and social media distribution channels.
  • Proven track record with content management systems, social media platforms, digital analytics, non-linear video editing and basic HTML.
  • Demonstrated abilities in video editing and graphics (Final Cut X, Adobe Premiere and Photoshop)
  • Self-initiative and ability to work independently under pressure of deadlines.
  • Well-versed in Vancouver Island issues and local British Columbia politics with a strong understanding of the legal system, including the issues of libel and contempt as they relate to journalistic practices.

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
 
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Application Deadline: 01/23/2019 

 

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: Canada, BC, Victoria

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