Writer, CTV News Channel, Bell Media – Bell

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.

Position: Writer, CTV News Channel, Bell Media
Location: 9 Channel Nine Court, Agincourt
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Hours of Work: 40 hours per week. Overtime as required

Responsibilities:
Generating and pitching interesting, original story ideas and angles for CTV News Channel
Booking interviews with newsmakers, experts for breaking news, continuing coverage and features
Organize and plan coverage of major news events and breaking news
Help distribute assignments to other chase producers and review scripts
Field producing taped segments and live remotes
Writing scripts and adding graphics and video to complement each interview
Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:
Degree, diploma or certificate in Broadcast or Journalism
Experience covering breaking news
Proven ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
In-depth knowledge of political, domestic, international news and current affairs
Excellent organizational skills
Strong chasing skills as essential for this position
Experience in producing live and recorded programming
Proficient in Word and iNews
Proficient in Social Media
Exceptional communication skills
Demonstrated ability to originate coverage on developing stories including populist trends and features
Experience selecting video to tell stories

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

Additional Information:
Position Type: Non Management
Job Status: Regular – Full Time
Job Location: Canada : Ontario : Toronto
Application Deadline: 08/23/2020

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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