Writer, CTV News Channel, Bell Media
Req Id: 356583
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 - CTV News Channel
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Hours of Work: 40 hours per week. Overtime as required. Shift will include weekends.
Do you want to work in a dynamic, fast-paced newsroom and help inform Canadians across the country?
CTV News Channel is leading the charge when it comes to breaking news and informing Canadians about what matters to them.
We pride ourselves on being fast and accurate when it comes to delivering the top stories throughout the day.
CTV News Channel is looking for an experienced News Writer to work alongside our producers and anchors.
The successful candidate has excellent news judgement and the highest journalistic standards.
If you are the kind of writer who knows the news and has fresh ideas with the ability to multi-task then contact us.
Job duties & Responsibilities:
We are looking for an experienced News Writer who thrives in a live breaking news environment. The ideal candidate must have a keen interest in Canadian news, politics and global affairs. The responsibilities will include but are not limited to writing clear, concise and accurate scripts for CTV News Channel. The newsroom is fast-paced and we are looking for someone who works well under pressure, is able to meet deadlines and has strong written and verbal communication skills. The ideal candidate will also be a motivated, self-starter who is keen to train on other newsroom positions such as line-up editor.
- Experience writing for local/national newscasts
- A Journalism degree/diploma is required
- Proven ability to multi-task
- Ability to prioritize several simultaneous duties and meet deadlines
- Proven ability to write to pictures and sound
- Excellent communication skills – both oral and written
- Thorough understanding of libel, slander and copyright law
- Well versed in social media
- A self-motivated individual who is also a team player
- Control Room experience an asset
- iNews experience is an asset
Bilingualism is an asset (English and French); adequate knowledge of French is required for positions in Quebec.
Position Type: Non Management
Job Status: Regular - Full Time
Job Location: Canada : Ontario : Toronto
Flexible work profile: Mobile
Application Deadline: 05/08/2022
Please apply directly online to be considered for this role. Applications through email will not be accepted.
At Bell, we don’t just accept difference - we celebrate it. We’re committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable, and accessible workplace where every team member feels valued, respected, and supported, and has the opportunity to reach their full potential. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities.
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