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Producer, Ottawa News Bureau, Bell Media

Date: May 18, 2017

Location: Ottawa, ON, CA

Company: Bell

Req Id: 165906 

 

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.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Generate story ideas with an emphasis on Canadian politics
  • Develop and maintain a network of contacts
  • Validate and assess the editorial value of each assignment
  • Assist reporters with story approach and script structure
  • Conduct research, book guests, conduct interviews
  • Plan news shoots and work with ENG crews in studio and the field
  • Prepare elements for editing, and work with editor to assemble material/stories
  • Produce remote segments or event coverage
  • Assist with scheduling of crew assignments

 

Qualifications:

  • Journalism degree or equivalent
  • Excellent knowledge of television production techniques
  • Extensive knowledge of Canadian politics
  • Excellent knowledge of television news technology
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to meet deadlines
  • Excellent communications and writing skills
  • Ability to travel on extremely short notice
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Possess a thorough understanding of non-linear editing workflow
  • Excellent knowledge of general current events
  • Bilingual (French), other languages an asset

 

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Bilingualism is an asset (English and French)

 

Additional Information:

Position Type: Management
Job Location: Canada : Ontario : Ottawa
Application Deadline: 05/25/2017
 

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: CanadaONOttawa

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