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Bell Media Inc
Toronto, ON

Writer CTV News Channel

Do you want to work in a dynamic, fast-paced newsroom and help inform Canadians across the country?

CTV News Channel is leading the charge when it comes to breaking news and informing Canadians about what matters to them.

 

We pride ourselves on being fast and accurate when it comes to delivering the top stories throughout the day.

 

CTV News Channel is looking for an experienced News Writer to work alongside our producers and anchors.

 

The successful candidate has excellent news judgement and the highest journalistic standards.

 

If you are the kind of writer who knows the news and has fresh ideas with the ability to multi-task then contact us.

 

Position: Freelance News Writer - CTV News Channel

Status: Temporary/Freelance

Salary: Commensurate with qualification and experience

Location: 9 Channel Nine Court, Scarborough, ON

Hours of Work: Up to 40 hours a week. Overtime as required

 

Job duties & Responsibilities:

We are looking for an experienced News Writer who thrives in a live breaking news environment. The ideal candidate must have a keen interest in Canadian news, politics and global affairs. The responsibilities will include but are not limited to writing clear, concise and accurate scripts for CTV News Channel. The newsroom is fast-paced and we are looking for someone who works well under pressure, is able to meet deadlines and has strong written and verbal communication skills. The ideal candidate will also be a motivated, self-starter who is keen to train on other newsroom positions such as line-up editor.


Qualifications: 

  • Experience writing for local/national newscasts
  • A Journalism degree/diploma is required
  • Proven ability to multi-task.
  • Ability to prioritize several simultaneous duties and meet deadlines
  • Proven ability to write to pictures and sound
  • Excellent communication skills – both oral and written
  • Thorough understanding of libel, slander and copyright law
  • Well versed in social media
  • A self-motivated individual who is also a team player
  • Control Room experience an asset
  • iNews experience is an asset

 

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Additional Details

Code: 338994
Category: Freelance
Location:
Bell Media Inc
9 Channel Nine Court
Toronto, ON, CA
M1S4B5
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Tags: Journalism, newscasts,
Posted: Nov 18, 2021
Deadline: OPEN
Type: Temporary
Compensation: Compensation commensurate with experience
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