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CHEK Media Group Ltd.
Victoria, BC

News Producer/Editor

CHEK is looking for a highly competitive and experienced news producer who will also have the ability to edit on the desktop.

 

The successful applicant will have demonstrated TV news producing skills.

 

He or she will primarily work on an expanded 6 p.m. newscast, and bring new approaches, creative elements and  fresh ideas to a conventional news market.

 

The successful applicant will work closely with the 6 p.m. Anchor to create a new product in the marketplace.

 

CHEK is the only independent, employee-owned television station in Canada.  CHEK has the most watched newscast and has the highest online engagement of any news outlet on Vancouver Island.

 

In 2016, CHEK won the RTDNA award for best medium market newscast in Canada.

 

CHEK is based in Victoria, BC - one of the most desirable cities in Canada, with recreation opportunities and a lifestyle that is unmatched.

 

Qualifications

 

·         Experienced multimedia journalist

·         Relevant post secondary diploma or degree

·         Experienced in a TV news environment

·         Excels under pressure

·         Video editing and graphics skills important.

 

Responsibilities

 

·         Produce the 6 p.m. newscast.

·         Create an engaging and highly-watchable broadcast.

·         Implement new segments.

·         Build a stable of guests/experts

·         Desktop edit segments and stories for the newscast.

·         Work closely with the digital news editor to produce online content.

 

This is a new position reporting to news director and digital manager, Rob Germain.

 

 

 

Full-time employees of CHEK are expected to participate in the employee share ownership program after one year of employment.

 

 

 

 

Please submit a resume and covering letter by Sept. 25, 2017 to:

 

Peggy Heyer, Director of Finance/HR Manager

CHEK Media Group

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Additional Details

Category: Television
Location:
CHEK Media Group Ltd.
780 Kings Rd.
Victoria, BC, CA
V8T5A2
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Posted: Sep 07, 2017
Closing: Sep 25, 2017
Type: Full-time
Experience: Intermediate
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