Req Id: 250010
At Bell, we do more than build world-class networks, develop innovative services and create original multiplatform media content – we’re revolutionizing how Canadians communicate.
If you’re ready to bring game-changing ideas to life and join a community that values bold ideas, 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.
Do you want to join a team of trailblazers defining a new kind of news storytelling?
CTV News is creating digital news for a new generation of news junkies. Bringing them news – where they want it. When they want it. And in the style and format they want it. Where creativity meets technology right in your hands. Highly produced and carefully crafted, this is news that matters… in quick digestible bites.
It’s smart, engaging, innovative and bold.
CTV News is looking for a talented, energetic writer to develop an exciting voice in daily news for a brand new digital platform. Our ideal candidate is not just a stand-out writer, but someone ready to step in and get it done, whatever it may be. The successful candidate has excellent news judgment and the highest standards.
If you are the kind of writer with fresh ideas, who is not afraid to try something new and who takes risks to create news that grabs your attention, show us what you’ve got.
What You’ll Do:
Work with the team of producers to develop a voice for the platform
Create a writing style
Write teases and headlines that keep you watching
Work with senior producers to set the daily news agenda
Recognize a compelling story when you see one
Work on longer-form explainers
Monitor wires and social media and other news sources for breaking news developments
Vet scripts for style and accuracy
What You Need:
At least 5 years’ experience as a reporter or writer in a newsroom or equivalent freelance work
University or college degree, preferably in Journalism or Political Science
The strongest commitment to the CTV tradition of trust, integrity and credibility
Strong news judgment
Ability to write strong, well-organized and clear scripts under deadline
Thrive under pressure and have fun doing it
Ability to offer guidance in a constructive and respectful manner
Attention to detail
Ability to find stories where no one else is looking
Ability to multi-task and prioritize
Understand deadlines and meets them
Know that news never sleeps and when breaking news calls, you know where you are going
In order to be considered for this role, please include a link to your portfolio
If any of this sounds like you, we want to hear from you right now!
Bilingualism is an asset (English and French); adequate knowledge of French is required for positions in Quebec.
Position Type: Non Management
Job Status: Temporary - Full Time
Job Location: Canada : Ontario : Toronto
Application Deadline: 02/24/2020
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.
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