Edmonton, AB, Canada
Are you creative, dynamic and passionate? Do you like to think outside of the box and find new ways to achieve your goals? Corus Entertainment has an exciting opportunity for you. If you have a passion for excellence, and would like to work for Corus Entertainment, we encourage you to apply.
About the Role:
Reporting to the Supervising News Producer, you will be part of the team responsible for writing and producing news content for Global News broadcasts during the week and on the weekend. Shifts will be primarily evenings but can vary and may include early mornings, and statutory holidays.
·Working closely with the News Producer, write and produce content for newscasts
·Monitoring scanners and phone calls for breaking news
·Backfill producing shifts as needed
·Perform other duties as required
What We Need From You:
·A minimum of three (3) years experience writing and producing in a medium or large market
·Broadcast-related degree/diploma from a recognized post-secondary institution
·Ability to make quick decisions under pressure while meeting tight
·Willingness to adapt to rapidly changing technology and workflows
·Strong familiarity with both broadcast and online journalism, particularly news writing, newscast lineups, video editing, content production and social media
·Recognized ability to both lead a team and work in collaboration with team members
·A familiarity with Global News, both on-air and online
·Control room experience is preferred
Corus is a driving force in the media industry with a diverse portfolio of strong brands that entertain and inform audiences through great storytelling and compelling content, reaching millions of people around the world every day.
We have a passionate drive to connect with the world around us: to express, to share, to be part of people’s lives. Walk around our offices, our stations, our studios across the country and you’ll feel it. You’ll see it in action.
You’ll see it in the open communication and the approachability of our people. You’ll see it in our care for quality work and the interest in new, creative solutions. You’ll see it in how we work with external partners, and how we care about our communities. These are all core to the values we commit to living each and every day – Win Together, Think Beyond, Make It Happen, Learn Every Day, Show We Care. Our values describe what makes us pretty unique – and amazing – place to work.
At Corus we value and actively involve the full range of what makes people unique in order to create a strong and innovative company where amazing people thrive. A company where people have the full opportunity to show their unique value and develop their potential. We strongly encourage applications from Indigenous peoples, people of colour, people with disabilities, people from all gender and sexually diverse communities and people with intersectional identities.
Corus is also committed to providing accommodations throughout the interview and employment process. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.
How to Apply
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*No phone calls please. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.