News Director, CFTK-TV, Bell Media

At Bell, we do more than build world-class networks, develop innovative services and create original multiplatform media content – we advance how Canadians connect with each other and the world.

If you’re ready to bring game-changing ideas to life and join a community that values professional growth and employee wellness, we want you on the Bell team.

The Bell Media team creates and delivers the best Canadian and international content across our digital media, television, radio, and out-of-home advertising platforms. We’re looking for innovative team players ready to take some of the most well-known entertainment brands in the country to the next level.

Position: News Director, CFTK-TV, Bell Media
Location: Terrace, British Columbia
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Role:
Bell Media has a unique opportunity for someone who loves broadcasting, has a passion for news and is looking to grow their career in a leadership position with our CFTK – TV news team. Located at our studios in Terrace, the News Director will lead a team of radio and television reporters and anchors covering the Northwest BC region from Haida Gwaii to Burns Lake.

Responsibilities:
Leading and coaching the Radio/TV news team in daily tasks in Terrace for the Northwest Region of B.C
Shoot, edit and produce stories for television, radio and the web on a daily basis
Reading news, weather and sports on the radio
Attend news events, chasing stories and following up on files
Weekly or monthly attendance at meetings for area governments or boards
Ability to find local or regional angle to provincial and national stories
Develop community contacts
Keep files up to date and other duties as assigned
Operate within the guidelines of ethical and moral business practice; working knowledge of CRTC broadcast standards and RTNDA code of ethics
Attend municipal government, school district and regional district meetings weekly or monthly
Anchoring, building the newscast and newsroom vacation coverage on occasion
Other related duties as assigned

Skill requirements:
Degree or Diploma from a recognized Broadcast/Journalism Program or equivalent experience
Three years’ experience as a Video Journalist
Strong leadership skills with the ability to coach and direct the news team in a professional manner. Prior newsroom leadership experience a definite asset
The ability to support remote team members as part of a regional Television and Radio team
A solid on-air delivery
Excellent writing and communication skills
Above average organizational skills
Mature, calm and professional manner
Ability to work well under pressure and to meet deadlines
Proven display of initiative
Represent Bell Media with integrity, respect and mature judgment
Experience and knowledge of Burli Software, or similar newsroom system
A full and unrestricted Class 5 Drivers’ Licence with a clean drivers’ abstract is a requirement for this position
Strong references

Bilingualism is an asset (English and French); adequate knowledge of French is required for positions in Quebec.

Additional Information:
Position Type: Union
Job Status: Regular – Full Time
Job Location: Canada : British Columbia : Terrace
Application Deadline: 07/27/2021

Please apply directly online to be considered for this role. Applications through email will not be accepted.

At Bell, we don’t just accept difference – we celebrate it. We’re committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable, and accessible workplace where every team member feels valued, respected, and supported, and has the opportunity to reach their full potential. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities.

Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. For a confidential inquiry, simply email your recruiter directly or recruitment@bell.ca to make arrangements. If you have questions regarding accessible employment at Bell please email our Diversity & Inclusion Team at inclusion@bell.ca.

Created: Canada, BC, Terrace

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