News Reporter/Weekend Anchor

Date: Jul 2, 2019

Location: Winnipeg, MB, CA

Company: Bell

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.

 

Location:

CTV Winnipeg

Salary:

Group 15, Unifor, Local 816M. Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Hours of Work:

40 hours per week.  Varying shifts, including evenings and weekends. Overtime as required.

 

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Anchoring weekend newscasts
  • Maintain and developing relationships with key stake holders in various areas of the market including; economic, political, industrial, retail, law enforcement
  • Generating original story ideas for on-air and online presentation
  • Interviewing story subjects; solid script writing and voicing
  • Live reporting
  • Producing, writing and posting editorial content for the station web and social media platforms
  • Assigning weekend videojournalists and photojournalists
  • Writing news scripts, intros and show elements for weekend newscasts
  • Vetting news scripts
  • Acting as back-up anchor for other newscasts as required
  • Acting as back-up weather anchor as required
  • Regular weekend and evening assignments
  • Other related duties as assigned

 

Qualifications:

 

  • A degree or diploma from an accredited post-secondary broadcast program or related television news experience
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience working in a newsroom setting
  • Previous experience news reporting and anchoring with strong on-air presentation
  • Proven editorial judgement and journalism skills with the ability to maintain high journalistic standards along with a proven ability to use sound and pictures to help tell the story
  • Solid knowledge of broadcast law
  • Must be well versed in viewer engagement through social media
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to lead a team and motivate staff
  • Ability to make quick decisions and thrive in a deadline driven team environment
  • In depth knowledge of news and current affairs
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Must possess a valid Class 5 (or equivalent) driver’s license

 

 

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 
Position Level: Unifor 816M - CTV Winnipeg 
Job Location: Canada : Manitoba : Winnipeg 
Contact Name: 
Application Deadline:
07/14/2019 

 

.Applications through email will not be accepted.  Forward a current demo in confidence to karen.mitchell@bellmedia.ca.

 

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.


Please note that you may be required to submit your current Performance Review rating to the hiring leader during the recruitment process.
 

Created: CanadaMB, Winnipeg

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