Web Content Creator – 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 Web Content Creator.

This position will also entail weekend shifts as an Assignment Editor, with a flair for identifying and developing timely stories of interest and importance, and an ability to inspire a dedicated team.

The following is a paraphrase of the primary functions and does not outline all of the duties and responsibilities for this position:
 Creating & uploading compelling news content – written and visual
 Sourcing stories, writing copy and editing video
 Raising the profile and relevance of CHCH’s online presence
 Monitoring social media and news feeds
 Conducting research and keeping meticulous files
 Instructing and deploying news gathering crews
 Developing and maintaining sources and contacts
 Other duties as required

The ideal candidate must:
 Possess at least 1 year of digital news writing and production experience
 At least 1 year of editorial decision making experience
 Demonstrate strong spelling and grammar skills
 Be well organized
 Be prepared to work various shifts and weekends
 Possess a Broadcast Diploma or equivalent
 Have a valid driver’s license and a clean driving record
 Have a working knowledge of ENPS
 Have a working knowledge of WordPress
 Familiarity with the newsmakers and current events of the Hamilton, Halton and Niagara areas is a strong asset

Posting date: August 20, 2021
Application Deadline: 5:00 pm, September 3, 2021
Union position in Function Group EE, Wage Classification Rate 10

Please send your resume and cover letter in confidence to hr@chch.com quoting reference # CHCH-WCC-2021-08 (No Phone Calls Please)
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. CHCH News is produced daily out
of its broadcast studio located in Hamilton, Ontario. For more information, please visit chch.com.