Lineup Editor – CHCH TV News

There is a full-time position available in the News department for a Line-up Editor. The successful candidate will report to Mike Katrycz, VP News.  


The following is a paraphrase of the primary functions and does not outline all of the duties and responsibilities for this position:

  • Line up newscasts
  • Write scripts
  • Co-ordinate resources
  • Conduct research
  • Initiate story ideas
  • Develop and maintain contacts
  • Other duties as required


The ideal candidate must possess:

  • At least one year of news writing experience in a major market
  • At least six months of lining up newscasts in a live and fluid environment
  • A demonstrable ability to assess and determine editorial priorities
  • Superior spelling and grammar skills
  • Superior organizational skills
  • Must be prepared to work various shifts, including overnights
  • A broadcast diploma or equivalent
  • A valid driver’s licence and a clean driving record
  • A working knowledge of ENPS
  • Familiarity with current events in Southern Ontario and beyond



This position falls within the scope of the Collective Agreement: Group 10 FF.  Any current employee who believes they are qualified, and who has an interest in this career opportunity should inform their manager in writing of such interest.  The Manager will advise the applicant as to the process to be followed.  This hiring decision will be made by Mike Katrycz, V.P. News.


Posting date: November 23, 2017

Application Deadline: Noon Monday, December 4, 2017


Please send your résumé and covering letter quoting reference # CHCH-R-2017-11 in confidence to: (No Phone Calls Please)


2492618 Ontario Inc., providing news gathering and production services for CHCH TV, 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.  To see all of our career opportunities, please visit


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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