Morning News Anchor – Corus

Regina, SK, Canada Req #885
Tuesday, October 13, 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.

About the Role:

Global Regina has an immediate opening for a Morning News Anchor. Reporting to the News Director/Station Manager, the successful candidate will work early mornings Monday to Friday and evenings and weekends, when necessary.

Accountabilities/Responsibilities:

●Accurately and clearly deliver news and provide compelling interviews during a 3 hour live newscast
●Generate original and relevant story ideas
●Participate in editorial meetings to identify content opportunities and story direction
●Chase, book, and interview guests
●Write strong scripts including headlines and promo material for television and digital platforms
●Write and post online news content for globalnews.ca
●Share online content on social media platforms
●Report on news stories and feature content
●Help build on the station’s strong community brand as well as your own personal connection to the community
●Participate in Global Regina community events and support community partners with coverage, interviews, and emceeing
●Perform other duties as required

Qualifications:

●Diploma/Degree in Journalism/Broadcasting or equivalent experience
●Experienced journalist with proven success reporting on and anchoring daily news and community events
●Proven news judgement and writing abilities
●Strong on-air presentation
●Strong news judgment and ability to respond quickly to breaking news
●Experience working as a television news producer would be an asset
●Able to work cooperatively in a team environment
●Must work well under pressure, possess a desire to be the best and a can-do, positive attitude
●Be able to meet strict daily deadlines
●Possess a valid driver’s license
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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