Coordinating Producer - Toronto ON


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Position: Coordinating Producer – Control Room – Your Morning

Location: 299 Queen St West - Toronto

Salary: (Commensurate with qualifications and experience)

Hours of Work: 40 hours per week. 3:00am-11:00am.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead the morning team in taking our daily live three-hour morning show to air

  • Oversee all writing, live segments and taped pieces before air to ensure consistency of the show’s brand and voice and an excellent standard of broadcasting

  • Choose show headlines and daily news stories according to day’s news agenda

  • Direct show hosts during the live broadcast to ensure an excellent performance and leading news coverage

  • Keep on top of all local, national and international news

  • Trouble shoot the live broadcast to ensure a smooth delivery of our program to our audience

  • Adjust the show to reflect breaking news and developing stories

  • Work with the producer/director to make sure the show is using the best video and audio to support the day’s top stories

  • Ensure consistent coverage across all platforms (broadcast, social Media and digital)

  • Manage team of news writers and production coordinators.


Qualifications:

  • Proven experience taking a live news broadcast to air

  • Strong editorial sensibility

  • Strong news writing and script vetting experience.

  • Proven experience leading a news team through breaking news coverage

  • Willing to work early morning shift

  • Exceptional communication skills – both oral and written

  • Enthusiastic interest and knowledge of news, current affairs, pop culture and entertainment

  • Strong editorial sensibility

  • Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines while maintaining focus and composure

  • Proven ability to make fast, competent decisions under pressure and communicate those decisions clearly and effectively

  • Enthusiastic interest and knowledge of news, current affairs and entertainment

  • Understanding of social media

  • Ability to lead and motivate staff and personally set a standard for excellence.


Application Details:

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Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.