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.
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
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.
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.
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