Digital Broadcast Journalist, Health – Corus

Monday, October 26, 2020
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.
Digital Broadcast Journalist, Health

Global News

About the Role:

We currently have an opening for a full-time digital broadcast journalist with Global News, based in Toronto and reporting to the Network Managing Editor, and focused on health. While not all of the duties and responsibilities that may be assigned to this position are listed, the following is a paraphrase of the primary functions of this role:

Anchor and co-anchor national and local news broadcasts as required;
Write, edit, and produce packaged and live segments on topical, consumer-friendly health stories;
Work with producers to determine editorial direction and content of newscasts from a health perspective;
Work with the Managing Editor, Breaking News to determine editorial direction and content of online news stories from a health perspective;
Participate in editorial discussions and meetings;
Host or co-host Global promotional activities as required;
Perform other duties as required.

About You:

The ideal candidate will have the following:

A minimum of 5-10 years’ experience covering health. Television broadcast experience is an asset;
The ability to respond quickly and knowledgeably to breaking health news;
The ability to write content for globalnews.ca and/or create web versions of broadcast stories;
Strong news writing skills and the ability to ad lib comfortably;
Exemplary communication skills;
Excellent news judgement;
An amazing, can-do attitude;
Ability to handle multiple tasks and maintain creativity in a high-pressure, deadline-oriented environment;
Ability to work well in a team setting;
Knowledge of, and experience with, social media tools and technologies (Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, etc.), and related applications.
If you value a workplace that promotes accountability, exemplifies loyalty, never compromises integrity and has a strong social conscience then apply now.
Why Corus?

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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