Producer, Global National – Corus

Vancouver, BC

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.
Producer, Global National (BC)-National News Vancouver

About the Role:
Global National and Global BC are looking for a permanent, Full-Time Producer to join our award-winning flagship news program and #1 newsroom in Western Canada. This position will report to the Supervising Producer for Global National. The successful candidate is an exceptional, trusted writer and ideas-generator who understands how to produce impactful stories. They will be responsible for writing and producing TV news content and reporter packages for Global National and Global BC as well as radio and online as needed. This is a Group 4 position under the current collective agreement.

Responsibilities:
As a Producer, the following is an outline of some but not all of the primary functions and responsibilities for this position:

Working with reporters to focus news packages and deliver innovative, impactful storytelling
Writing, producing and vetting reporter packages
Writing and vetting compelling, accurate news copy, including story leads, bumpers and promos; Writing and producing online stories and video; Writing and producing radio stories
Developing creative ways to deliver news content
Develop news content through a diverse and inclusive lens
Assignment of stories, cameras, live resources and reporters
Liaising with the Global BC newsroom for breaking and developing news
Creating news content using desktop editing systems
Conducting news interviews
Monitoring all news sources, including feeds, wires and social media
Maintaining Global News’ high production standards;
Position involves regular Saturday shifts and may also include a variety of other shifts
Other duties as required.

About You

What We Need From You:

Post-Secondary Degree, diploma or equivalent experience in television broadcasting
Minimum of five years’ TV news production and control room experience
Experience filing for radio and writing online stories
Working knowledge of all newsroom production software
Working knowledge of desktop editing, using Stratus/Edius
Must have proven strong editorial news judgment, with solid research abilities
Proven ability to access and interpret property searches, title searches, court records and civil filings for all jurisdictions
Proven ability to write and execute Freedom of Information requests for all levels of government
Proven ability to source contacts in Metro Vancouver and BC’s Indigenous diverse communities
Experience in diverse and inclusive storytelling
Strong news writing skills
Proven ability to multitask, working quickly and efficiently under tight deadlines
Familiarity with online content production, writing for the web, WordPress, Facebook, Twitter, and other social media sites
Willingness to adapt to rapidly changing technology and workflows, as well as learn new skills in a multi-faceted digital news operation
Familiarity with the current state of online news reporting and where it’s headed
Experience in updating online and broadcast content with a content management system an asset
Must have excellent people skills with the ability to work independently effectively, and cooperatively in a team environment

This role closes for applications at the end of day, August 26, 2021
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.

*No phone calls please. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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