News Anchor / Reporter – Radio, Global News (Toronto)
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.
Division: Radio (640 Toronto, 900 CHML, and 980 CFPL)
Work Status: Full Time
Location: Toronto, ON - Corus Quay (Onsite)
About the Role:
This is an exciting opportunity for Global News at 640 Toronto as it combines the best of both Reporter and Anchor roles. The successful candidate will share great stories through voicers and on-air talk show opportunities – then shift gears to anchor Ontario newscasts on 640 Toronto, 900 CHML (Hamilton) and 980 CFPL (London). It provides exposure of our talent on both a local and national scale. Other opportunities for this role include exploring podcasting, producing news features and promoting radio content on social media.
Reporting to 640 Toronto’s News Manager at the Corus Quay office in Toronto, the successful candidate would be on-site for working hours of Monday to Friday from 2pm-10pm. On occasion, talent may be required to fill-in for other roles.
You'll be working on things like:
Professionally broadcasting Ontario radio newscasts for Global News
Sharing content of local and/or national interest
Sourcing audio from press conferences and Global News TV reports
Promoting radio news content on social media
Coordinating news, stories and lineups within tight timelines
Conducting interviews from the desk with newsmakers
Reporting through voicers, features, and talk show interview opportunities
Monitoring competition, researching and following-up on story ideas
Flexibility to fill-in as morning anchor, afternoon anchor, or reporter
Other duties as required
If you have the following...we want to hear from you!
Strong news judgement for stories that matter to our audiences
Exceptional news writing, news delivery, and storytelling skills
Previous work experience as a Reporter/Anchor
Proven ability to gather and disseminate news in a timely and accurate manner
Digital and social media expertise, including Facebook, Instagram and Twitter
Passion for news and talk radio
The ability to work collaboratively in a team atmosphere
A positive, friendly manner – approaching challenging situations with empathy and sincerity
Knowledge and familiarity of the Toronto and GTA
Above average computer skills
Knowledge of Burli is an asset
If you're interested in this role, please submit your resume with a link to your demo of reporting or newscast content through our Corus website: https://can63.dayforcehcm.com/CandidatePortal/en-US/corusent/Site/CORUS/Posting/View/10714
*No phone calls please. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
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, and our workplace pretty unique - and amazing.
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.