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Scarborough, ON

Web Journalist CTVNews.ca Bell Media

At Bell, we do more than build world-class networks, develop innovative services and create original multiplatform media content - we advance how Canadians connect with each other and the world.

 

If you’re ready to bring game-changing ideas to life and join a community that values 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: Web Journalist – CTVNews.ca, Bell Media

Status: Temporary – part time

Location: 9 Channel Nine Court, Toronto (Ontario)

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Hours of Work: 24-40 hours per week depending on availability and need

 

If you thrive on breaking news, see news as a public service, and are endlessly aiming to answer questions that emerge about the world around you, you’ve landed at the right job posting.

You will work with the national digital team where you will be expected to identify, write and publish news stories for CTVNews.ca, a high-profile platform reaching one of the biggest audiences in Canada. You will also be expected to write news articles, background analysis and colourful features on stories from across Canada, and around the world. There will also be opportunities to write enterprise journalism.

 

Responsibilities:

  • We are looking for an experienced journalist who has proven writing skills and a track record of in-depth and balanced reporting and an instinct for what works on digital platforms. This person will have the ability to write across multiple beats and will have experience with daily deadlines, and just as importantly, will have a collaborative attitude.
  • Write 5-7 news stories per day, updating them with the latest information and working with television scripts and other newsroom sources
  • Pitching ideas, researching, conducting interviews for original reporting
  • Compiling, editing, publishing staff and wire stories, photos, videos, following editorial standards and best practices, with an eye to SEO
  • Ensuring all copy published is free of typos, grammatical and substantive errors
  • Work may include newsletters, visualizations in infographics, maps, quizzes, timelines and data journalism
  • Weekend and early morning/evening shifts as assigned
  • Participate in news editorial meetings
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications:

  • At least two (2) years’ experience with daily news in a newsroom
  • Must have strong news and editorial judgment, have an excellent command of the English language, and an ability to write accurate and engaging headlines
  • Ability to work under constant tight deadlines; time management skills and multi-tasking abilities are essential
  • Must be familiar with Canadian Press Style Guide and Canadian libel law and adhere to CTV News policies
  • Degree in journalism preferred
  • Experience in breaking news operation an asset

 

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

 

Additional Information:

Position Type: Media - Freelancer 
Job Status: Contractor 
Job Location: Canada : Ontario : Toronto 
Application Deadline: 09/14/2021 

 

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.

 

Created: CanadaONToronto

 

Bell, one of Canada's Top 100 Employers.

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Additional Details

Code: 319551
Category: Television
Location:
Bell Media
9 Channel Nine Ct
Scarborough, ON, CA
M1S4B5
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Posted: Sep 02, 2021
Deadline: OPEN
Type: Contract
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