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At Bell, we’re revolutionizing how Canadians communicate and it all starts in our stores. Every day our Sales Associates have the chance to make a big impact on our customers’ lives.
It’s an exciting thing and we need you.
As part of the Bell team, you’ll work with a high-performing team, get the training you need to be successful, and earn a competitive wage and commission at one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers.
Web Journalist – CTV News.ca
CTVNews.ca is seeking a writer who thrives on breaking news, and can generate original stories and other content for the website. The ideal candidate will have at least 2 years experience in a wire service or online news operation.
The writer will be responsible for writing news stories updating them with the latest information and working with television scripts and other newsroom sources.
Pitch ideas for original reporting.
Ensure the accuracy, consistency and adherence to standards of all material on the site (headlines, photos, captions, video, etc).
Work may include visualizations in infographics, maps, quizzes, timelines and data journalism
Monitoring and publishing wires, with an eye to SEO, keywords and social sharing
Managing multiple social media streams for news (Twitter, Facebook, G+ and others) and when required, sending news alerts to mobile apps
Working closely with CTV News producers to extend general broadcast content on the website, and extending web-based content into the TV environment.
Weekend and early morning/evening shifts as assigned.
Participate in news editorial meetings.
Other duties as assigned.
Must have strong news and editorial judgment, strong copy editing skills, clear and concise writing ability, 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.
Degree in journalism preferred.
Must have strong copy editing skills, clear and concise writing ability, excellent communication and interpersonal skills; ability to work well individually or in a team.
Knowledge of HTML, FTP and Photoshop an asset.
Familiarity with newsroom management systems (e.g. iNews, etc.) and video encoding/format transferring an asset.
Other duties as assigned.
Bilingualism is an asset (English and French); adequate knowledge of French is required for positions in Quebec.
Position Type: Media - Freelancer
Job Location: Canada : Ontario : Toronto
Application Deadline: 02/29/2020
Please apply directly online to be considered for this role. Applications through email will not be accepted.
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Created: Canada, ON, Toronto