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Digital Broadcast Journalist - Morning News Reporter

Winnipeg, MB, Canada Req #400
Thursday, October 3, 2019
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.

About the Role:

Global News is currently seeking a full-time Digital Broadcast Journalist (Group 4: Digital Broadcast Journalist) to join their team.This position is part of the Global News team which produces local multi-media content 7-days a week. This position reports directly to the Managing Editor.

The successful candidate will be required to work a variety of shifts including early mornings, days, evenings and weekends.

Responsibilities

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

  • Daily reporting of news and community events for TV, radio, and online platforms;

  • Live on-air reporting for TV, radio, and online;

  • Shoot and Edit ENG video for broadcast and online;

  • Generate original and relevant story ideas for a morning news audience;

  • Write and produce content with multiple deadlines on a daily basis for multiple platforms;

  • Utilize new technology and social media on a daily basis to provide video, stills and streaming video for online, social media, and broadcast;

  • Back-up news and weather/traffic anchor;

  • Strong on-air presentation;

  • Represent Global Winnipeg at public functions;

  • Available to work weekdays, evenings, early mornings, and weekends;

  • Perform other duties as required.
     

About You:

What We Need From You:

The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:

  • Diploma/Degree in Journalism/Broadcasting or equivalent experience;

  • Experienced Journalist capable of reporting and anchoring daily news;

  • Minimum 1 year prior reporting/anchoring experience is required;

  • Strong writing and storytelling skills;

  • Previous shooting and editing experience is an asset

  • Ability to go live from the field with strong presentation skills and clarity;

  • Ability to work independently; accountable to the team and trustworthy;

  • Must also work well under pressure, possess a desire to be the best, have a positive can-do attitude;

  • Be able to meet strict daily deadlines, and work co-operatively with others in a team setting;

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and a clear driving record;

  • Working knowledge of new media tools and technologies (Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, etc), and related applications;

  • Willingness to adapt to rapidly changing technology and workflows as well as show a willingness to learn new online skills in a multi-faceted digital news operation;

  • Familiarity with current state of online news reporting and where it’s headed;

  • Experience in updating online and broadcast content with a content management system.

  • Must be proficient in creating, curating and developing content using digital operating systems for multiple platforms.
     

If You Have the Following….We Want to Hear From You!

  • Passion for broadcast and online journalism and Canadian affairs. You wake up in the middle of the night with good ideas.

  • A positive attitude, a love for collaboration and a team player.

  • Ability to work in a rapidly changing, dynamic environment.

  • Motivated, self-starter, independent, results oriented and professional.

This is a bargaining unit position of Digital Broadcast Journalist, Group 4

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.

Corus is committed to providing a fair and equitable work environment and encourages applications from qualified women, men, visible minorities, aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities.  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. 

How to Apply

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now'. 

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

Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Winnipeg, MB, Canada