Digital Broadcast Journalist-Video Journalist (ON)-News Gathrng – Corus

Toronto, ON, 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.
Digital Broadcast Journalist – Videojournalist

Status: Full Time
Location: Toronto, ON

About the Role:

Global News Toronto is looking has an exciting full time opportunity for a full-time Digital Broadcast Journalist – Videojournalist working a hybrid of weekend and weekday shifts.

This role reaffirms our commitment to a multi-platform, digital-first approach, to build the future of news. As part of the Global News team which generates news content 24/7, you will report directly to the Managing Editor.

Do you have a highly developed set of editorial skills in shooting, editing, writing and producing video content?

If you answered yes to these questions, Corus has a job for you as a Digital Broadcast Journalist – Videojournalist.

Accountabilities:

The following is a paraphrase of the primary functions, but does not outline all of the duties and responsibilities that may be assigned to this position:

Initiate and develop story and feature ideas through contact development, research and interviews
Shoot, write, voice and edit news stories for broadcast and online
Post tweets and Facebook updates as story is being developed
Demonstrate strong editorial, visual and communications skills
Work effectively under pressure with ability to meet deadlines
Display highly developed production values and present yourself effectively live and on recordings
About You:

Required Skills, Experience and Qualifications:

• Diploma/Degree in Journalism/Broadcasting or equivalent experience

• Experienced journalist capable of reporting and anchoring daily news and Community Events

• Minimum two years prior reporting/anchoring experience is required

• Strong writing and storytelling skills

• Demonstrate strong news judgment in line with station objectives

• Strong problem solving skills

• Ability to adjust to changing priorities and objectives

• Ability to work independently

• Must demonstrate accountability and teamwork

• Must work well under pressure, possess a desire to be the best, have a positive can-do attitude

• Be able to meet strict deadlines, and work co-operatively with others in a teamwork setting

• Working knowledge of new media tools and technologies (Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, etc..) and related applications

• Willingness to adapt to rapidly changing technology and workflows as well as show a willingness to learn new online skills in a multi-faceted digital news operation

• Familiarity with current state of online news reporting and where it’s headed

• Experience in updating online and broadcast content with a content management system

• Must be proficient in creating, curating and developing content using digital operating systems for multiple platforms

How to Apply:

Corus is committed to providing a fair and equitable work environment and encourages applications from qualified women, men, visible minorities, aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities. 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.

*No phone calls please. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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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*No phone calls please. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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