News Writer, CP24, Bell Media
Req Id: 375951
At Bell, we do more than build world-class networks, develop innovative services and create original multiplatform media content - we advance how Canadians connect with each other and the world.
If you’re ready to bring game-changing ideas to life and join a community that values professional growth and employee wellness, we want you on the Bell team.
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.
Position: News Writer, CP24 – Unifor 723M
Location: 299 Queen St. W, Toronto
Salary: Group F – Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience
Hours of Work: 40 Hours per week, including weekends, plus overtime as needed
Status: Regular Full-Time
Come join the dynamic news team at Toronto’s Breaking News CP24. We’re looking for an experienced writer who thrives in a live environment. This new team member should have news writing experience, be passionate about live television, be an outstanding writer who knows the value of good story telling. Being a team player tops the list. If you are a motivated self-starter, who thrives in live television, we’d love to hear from you. Join our news team at CP24 and be part of Toronto’s most watched news channel.
- Responsible for writing news stories, headlines and banners for television
- Working with producers, assignment editors, reporters and anchors on stories
- Other duties as assigned
- Minimum 2 years experience writing for broadcast
- A degree/diploma in Television Broadcasting or Journalism is preferred
- Strong editorial news judgment
- Working on complex stories and live breaking news
- Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
- Previous experience working in a live news environment is required
- Knowledge of iNews would be an asset
Bilingualism is an asset (English and French); adequate knowledge of French is required for positions in Quebec.
Position Type: Union
Job Status: Regular - Full Time
Job Location: Canada : Ontario : Toronto
Flexible work profile: Mobile
Application Deadline: 06/01/2022
Please apply directly online to be considered for this role. Applications through email will not be accepted.
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