News Writer Producer, 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 Writer Producer, Regular Part Time, Bell Media
Location: CTV Winnipeg, Manitoba
Salary: As per Unifor, Local 816M. Group XV. Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Hours of Work: 25 hours per week, additional hours and overtime as required

Responsibilities:
Write news scripts, intros and all show elements
Co-ordinate resources for live breaking news
Co-ordinate script, chyron and video feeds from the field
Contributing and posting scripts video and pictures to the station’s on-line content
Participate in posting to social media during live broadcast
Back-up show producer
Vetting reporter; writer; and web scripts
Preparing and supervising graphic elements
Produce show segments
Other related duties as assigned

Qualifications:
2 years’ experience as a newsroom reporter, writer, or show producer
Degree or diploma from an accredited post-secondary broadcast program
Proven editorial news judgement with high journalistic standards
Solid understanding of broadcast law
In depth knowledge of and interest in news and current affairs
Proven ability to lead a team and motivate staff
Strong communication skills
A critical attention to detail along with strong organizational skills
Creative writing skills
Ability to make quick decisions and thrive in a deadline-driven, team environment
Live control room experience an asset

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 – Part time
Job Location: Canada : Manitoba : Winnipeg
Application Deadline: 05/07/2021

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.

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