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Senior Reporter, Vancouver, BC

Date: Apr 20, 2017

Location: Vancouver, BC, CA

Company: Bell

Req Id: 162601 

 

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: Senior Reporter, CTV Vancouver

Location: Vancouver, BC

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience


Responsibilities

  • Working as part of the News Team, the Senior Reporter will be responsible for originating, writing, interviewing, researching, and producing television and online news stories
  • This position will primarily involve daily general assignment reporting for TV and online and will also include original, enterprise news reporting and investigations.
  • The Senior Reporter will be expected to pitch original ideas as well as develop stories as assigned by the CTV News Assignment Editor
  • The Senior Reporter will set the highest standards for television storytelling, research ethics, and journalistic excellence.
  • Using CTV journalism to engage with and recruit viewers on social media is essential
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications: 

  • Minimum 10 years television journalism experience in a large market with a proven track record as a “lead story” journalist.
  • Undergraduate or higher university degree is an important asset.
  • A demonstrated fluency in social media engagement.
  • A proven record as a superior writer, researcher, interviewer and television presenter.
  • A superior track record of reporting live on the air.  
  • A proven record to work independently at a high level while under deadline pressure.
  • A proven record of breaking original news stories that have a strong impact on the community.
  • A strong knowledge of issues, history and major news stories in British Columbia.
  • Readiness to work unusual hours, to be on-call and to travel on short notice.


 

Interested candidates are encouraged to apply with cover letter, resume and a link to your demo

 

Bilingualism is an asset (English and French)

 

Additional Information:

Position Type: Media - Talent
Job Location: Canada : British Columbia : Vancouver
Application Deadline: 05/04/2017
 

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: CanadaBCVancouver

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