News Director, CTV2 Windsor, Bell Media

At Bell, we do more than build world-class networks, develop innovative services and create original multiplatform media content – we’re revolutionizing how Canadians communicate.

If you’re ready to bring game-changing ideas to life and join a community that values bold ideas, 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.

Hours of Work: 37.5 hours per week. Overtime as required based on operational needs. May include working nights, weekends, and holidays.

Job Duties/Accountabilities:
Lead the Windsor CTV2 News Team – including staff development, training, and hiring
Make independent editorial decisions
Maintain station credibility
Manage legal issues and CRTC complaints
Executive Producer of all CTV2 Windsor News
Responsible for contributing to content, overseeing assignments and show production
Help strengthen relationship with key community members
Help develop digital strategy for news properties
Oversee CTV2 News website and social media properties
Communicate effectively with production team
Coordinate news gathering requirements in conjunction with CTV Network and other Bell Media platforms
Other duties as assigned

Critical Qualifications/ Competencies:
Post-secondary education in Journalism, communications or equivalent and at least 5 years’ experience in a newsroom
Excellent knowledge of local news and current affairs.
Proven sound editorial judgment
Demonstrated ability to originate coverage on developing news stories and features
Minimum 3 years’ field experience in television journalism.
Minimum 1 year experience as a producer
Minimum 1 year experience working in a leadership role in a newsroom environment.
A track record for outstanding, concise communication and direct coaching skills in a fast-paced environment
Forward thinking, a creative and open-minded problem solver with experience maximizing the best use of the company’s resources
Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines
Strong team leader with effective people and motivational skills and a demonstrated record of success supervising staff

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

Additional Information:
Position Type: Management
Job Status: Regular – Full Time
Job Location: Canada : Ontario : Windsor
Application Deadline: 09/23/2020

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.

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