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Writer, Reporter, Bell Media

Date: Apr 20, 2017

Location: Kitchener, ON, CA

Company: Bell

Req Id: 163905 

 

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:        Writer, Reporter, Bell Media

Status:           Regular - Part time

Location:       CTV – Kitchener, Ontario

Salary:           Group V- Compensation will be commensurate with qualifications and experience 

Hours of Work: Overtime as required based on operational needs. Will include working shift work including evenings and weekends.

Posting Date: April 20, 2017

Closing Date: May 5, 2017

 

Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to CTV News programs by writing news stories, updating the website, voice over and intros to reports
  • Monitor news feeds for appropriate video and news stories to be used in newscasts
  • Search computer files and videotapes for footage
  • Line up the news stories for the newscasts, ensure all information is listed on scripts for anchors and production, and distribute copies
  • Work with editors to determine what can be edited out or modified in a story when necessary
  • May act as a back-up producer or assignment editor for all newscasts
  • Must be able to gather, write and voice news reports
  • Update News stories on the CTV website
  • Other duties as required

 

Qualifications:

  • Extensive experience as a news broadcast writer
  • Broad News media experience and assignment desk experience preferred
  • Post Secondary education in Journalism /Broadcasting
  • In-depth knowledge of local (KW region), national and international news and current affairs
  • 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
  • Ability to work in a team and be self motivated
  • Practical working knowledge of iNews and Microsoft office systems
  • Good understanding of journalistic ethics is essential

 

 

*LI - SH

 

Bilingualism is an asset (English and French)

 

Additional Information:

Position Type: Union
Job Location: Canada : Ontario : Kitchener || Canada : Ontario : Waterloo
Application Deadline: 05/05/2017
 

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: CanadaONKitchener

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