Videographer – CHCH-TV

CHCH-TV is one of Canada’s leading local heritage stations with a strong commitment to quality news programming serving the dynamic and rapidly growing regions of Hamilton, Halton and Niagara. We have an immediate opportunity for a Full-Time Videographer for the Morning Live show.

The following is a paraphrase of the primary functions and does not outline all of the duties and responsibilities for this position:

• Be able to primarily work scheduled 3:30am-11:30am shifts, Monday through
Friday
• Also able to work other shifts and weekends when necessary
• Gather, shoot, edit and present insightful, accurate, and engaging news stories for
broadcast and digital
• Ability to work in a live broadcast environment
• Be able to post stories to CHCH.com, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc
• Possess a demonstrable history of working in various social media platforms
• Conduct research
• Develop and maintain contacts
• Other duties as required

The ideal candidate must have:

• At least one year of live television news reporting experience
• A demo reel showing major-market excellence
• Demonstrable strong spelling and grammar skills
• Superior organizational skills
• A readiness to work various shifts as required
• The ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
• A broadcast diploma or equivalent
• A valid driver’s license and a clean driving record
• An enhanced driver’s license or passport
• A working knowledge of ENPS

Posting Date: October 22, 2021
Application Deadline: 5:00 pm, November 5, 2021
Union position in Function Group G.2, Wage Classification Rate 11

Please send your resume and demo-reel in confidence to hr@chch.com quoting reference # CHCH-V-2021-10. (No Phone Calls Please)

Please be aware that we are in the process of developing a workplace COVID-19 vaccine policy. In the future, we may ask for proof of COVID-19 vaccination. Accommodations for exemptions will be considered.

2190015 Ontario Inc. is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to diversity in its workforce.

2190015 Ontario Inc. is a member of the Channel Zero group of companies and along with its subsidiaries, affiliates, and related companies is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to diversity in its workforce. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply but applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only selected candidates will be contacted. No telephone calls or agencies please.

About CHCH
CHCH-TV started broadcasting in 1954 and is proud to be the news leader for Hamilton and the surrounding Halton and Niagara regions. CHCH produces over 24 hours of original local news programming each week. With a primetime line-up anchored by movies, news magazine shows, and hit dramas, CHCH is available to over 92% of Ontario households and is viewed by millions nationally each week. Millions more see us online on various platforms. CHCH News is produced daily out of its broadcast studio located in Hamilton, Ontario. For more information, please visit chch.com.

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