Assignment Editor – CHCH-TV

CHCH-TV is one of Canada’s leading local heritage stations with a strong commitment to quality news programming serving the dynamic and rapidly growing regions of Hamilton, Halton and Niagara. We have an immediate opportunity for a full-time Assignment Editor.

The following is a paraphrase of the primary functions and does not outline all of the duties and responsibilities for this position:
 Develop story ideas of importance and relevance to a wide audience
 Keep track of ongoing stories and events for follow-up coverage
 Instruct and deploy news crews
 Write copy and update digital news service
 Conduct research and keep meticulous files
 Other duties as required

The ideal candidate must possess:
 At least one year of editorial decision-making experience in a major-market newsroom
 A proven ability to identify and develop strong story ideas
 A demonstrable ability to multi-task
 Strong spelling and grammar skills
 Superior organizational skills
 Must be prepared to work various shifts
 A broadcast diploma or equivalent
 A valid driver’s license and a clean driving record
 An enhanced driver’s license or passport
 A working knowledge of ENPS
 Demonstrable knowledge of current events in Hamilton, Halton and Niagara

Posting date: August 20, 2021
Application Deadline: 5:00 pm, September 3, 2021
Union position in Function Group BB, Wage Classification Rate 13

Please send your resume and cover letter in confidence to quoting reference # CHCH-AE-2021-08
(No Phone Calls Please)

2190015 Ontario Inc. is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to diversity in its workforce.

2190015 Ontario Inc. is a member of the Channel Zero group of companies and along with its subsidiaries, affiliates, and related companies is an equal
opportunity employer dedicated to diversity in its workforce. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply but applications from Canadians
and permanent residents will be given priority. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only selected candidates will be contacted. No telephone calls
or agencies please.

About CHCH
CHCH-TV started broadcasting in 1954 and is proud to be the news leader for Hamilton and the surrounding Halton and Niagara regions. CHCH
produces over 24 hours of original local news programming each week. With a primetime line-up anchored by movies, news magazine shows, and
hit dramas, CHCH is available to over 92% of Ontario households and is viewed by millions nationally each week. CHCH News is produced daily out
of its broadcast studio located in Hamilton, Ontario. For more information, please visit

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