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Foreign Assignment Editor

Date: Jan 11, 2017

Location: Toronto, ON, CA

Company: Bell

Req Id: 154601 


Bell is a truly Canadian company with over 136 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.


Are you Enthusiastic about breaking foreign news ?


Are you looking for an opportunity to demonstrate your Leadership skills?


Are you excited by the opportunity to grow your career with one of Canada’s most recognized brands where you will be surrounded by other experts in their field?


If you answered "yes" enthusiastically to these questions, we have a challenging career opportunity for you!


The role:

The successful candidate will assign staff and resources for the production of foreign stories for CTV NEWS programs, CTV News Channel additionally the incumbent will generate story ideas and take part in the daily/ long term planning of news coverage



  • Generating story ideas and proactively managing day of and future coverage
  • Taking part in the daily and long term planning of news coverage.
  • Writing and editing scripts, supervising edits, critiquing news material;
  • Managing both editorial and technical needs on major coverage deployment
  • Managing assignments to ensure all CTV News platforms needs are covered
  • Developing and maintaining relationships with CTV News international partners
  • Managing special projects as assigned by the Executive Producer
  • Managing foreign bureau personnel and maintaining active and reliable scheduling.
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • Senior roles in news/information television programming
  • Experience field producing
  • In-depth knowledge of domestic and international news and current affairs
  • Excellent organizational skills, ability to meet deadlines and prioritize
  • Experience with budget management
  • Computer skills
  • Experience managing staff
  • Excellent communications skills - oral and written
  • Ability to work in a team, motivate staff and personally set the highest professional journalism standards.
  • Ability to travel if required
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Bilingualism is an asset (English and French)


Additional Information:

Position Type: Management
Job Location: Canada : Ontario : Toronto
Application Deadline: 02/01/2017

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.


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