Digital Journalist (Clg)-News Gathrng
Corus Entertainment
Calgary, AB
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.

The Corus Entertainment/Global News team is seeking a Full-time Digital Journalist based at Global Calgary and reporting to the Managing Editor. The successful candidate will be a flexible multi-tasker with a positive, can-do attitude. She or he will be required to work a variety of shifts including early mornings, days, evenings and weekends in a role that includes reporting, shooting video, writing, editing, posting and promoting content for TV, online and radio.

Primary functions and responsibilities:
Research and develop original and enterprising story and guest ideas

Report, shoot, write and edit stories for multiple daily newscasts and for globalnews.ca

Meet multiple daily deadlines to write, post, promote, update and curate local, regional and national content on globalnews.ca

Display creativity in the use of visual graphics and other visual elements

Regularly post links, video and photos on social media to promote Global News content and engage with viewers

Report live, on location

Write and radio voicers and deliver live debriefs on talk radio

Participate in assignment meetings

Be a strong advocate, model and mentor for digital journalism and a digital-first workflow

Work closely with staff based in Lethbridge and Edmonton

Participate in Global Calgary promotional and community initiatives

Perform other duties as required

What we need from you:
At least 3 years’ experience in broadcast and online journalism

Degree/diploma in journalism from a recognized post-secondary institution

Proven on-air presentation, including live remotes and unscripted material

Proven shooting and editing experience is considered an asset
Experience producing, editing and anchoring sports considered an asset

Control room and producing experience considered an asset

Adept writer for broadcast, online and social media with great online and traditional story research skills

An innovator with confidence in making editorial decisions

This position requires someone who is comfortable working both independently and cooperatively in a team environment, with excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Familiarity with Canadian Press Style and experience publishing in WordPress are assets

Willing and able to adapt to rapidly changing technology and workflows

Organized and able to make quick and effective decisions under pressure

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.

At Corus we value and actively involve the full range of what makes people unique in order to create a strong and innovative company where amazing people thrive. A company where people have the full opportunity to show their unique value and develop their potential. We strongly encourage applications from Indigenous peoples, people of colour, people with disabilities, people from all gender and sexually diverse communities and people with intersectional identities.

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.

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