Location: Toronto, ON, CA, M5B 1B8
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ASSOCIATE PRODUCER – NEWS (Breakfast Television)
Breakfast Television, Toronto’s longest-running Morning Show on CityTV, is looking for an Associate News Producer, capable of using traditional and non-traditional media to provide industry leading local news coverage. Reporting to the Supervising Producer of Breakfast Television, the successful candidate will demonstrate exceptional editorial skills while producing compelling newscasts that inform and engage our morning audience.
What you’ll be doing:
Working as part of a team on an early-morning shift, you will write and create fast-paced, compelling and informative newscasts airing on Breakfast Television.
Source news stories from a variety of outlets to create and present strategic daily content.
Create and research story ideas
Contribute to creative brainstorms on program and branded-content development
Recognize deadlines and prioritize work accordingly.
Ensure that content is factually and grammatically correct, and follows the designed style-guide.
Participate in post-production meetings and critique sessions
Setting up interviews and chasing stories
Producing news segments or chats
Writing news updates that run every 15 minutes
Backfilling news producer as required
What you have:
Minimum 3 years of news television producing, writing and/or reporting experience
An ability to write and update news scripts clearly, concisely, and with quick turnaround
Ability to work individually and part of a team
Creative vision and keen editorial judgment
Superior writing, organizational and interpersonal skills
Control room and field production experience an asset.
A broadcast journalism diploma or equivalent experience
Shift work required
Sound communication skills.
Social Media awareness
Schedule: Full time
Length of Contract: 12 Months
Work Location: 33 Dundas St. East (909), Toronto, ON
Travel Requirements: None
Posting Category/Function: Broadcasting & Editorial
Requisition ID: 205480
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