News Anchor / Reporter - Global News Radio (640 Toronto)
Corus Quay, 25 Dockside Dr, Toronto, ON M5A 1B6, Canada
● Toronto, ON, Canada Req #3226
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Internal Title: Anchor, Senior - News Division: Toronto Radio - 640 Toronto Work Status: Full-Time Location: Toronto, ON - Corus Quay (Onsite)
About the role: 640 Toronto is looking for a full-time News Anchor/Reporter to join their team, based out of the Corus Quay office in Toronto. Reporting to the Managing Editor, the successful candidate will share great stories through voicers and talk show opportunities – then shift gears to anchor weekend Ontario newscasts simulcast for 640 Toronto, 900CHML Hamilton and 980CFPL London. This role provides exposure for talent on both a local and national scale. This position will require regularly working weekends and may involve a variety of shifts including early mornings, days, evenings, late nights, and holidays as needed.
You will contribute by:
Anchoring weekend newscasts for Global News simulcast for 640 Toronto, 900 CHML Hamilton, and 980 CFPL London
Reporting through voicers, features, and talk show interview opportunities from the desk or in the field
Gathering and producing original content of local and/or national interest
Conducting interviews with newsmakers
Sourcing audio from interviews and press conferences
Coordinating news, stories and lineups within tight timelines
Repackaging television and digital content for radio
Promoting radio news content on social media and exploring content for our podcast
Monitoring competition, researching and following-up on story ideas
Backfilling as a morning, afternoon, or evening anchor, reporter, or other newsroom roles as needed
Performing other duties as required
Skills and experience you will bring:
Previous work experience as an anchor or reporter required, preferably in radio or television
Strong news judgement for stories that matter to our audiences
Exceptional news writing, news delivery, and storytelling skills
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
Flexible and adaptable to cover other newsroom roles when needed
The ability to work collaboratively in a team atmosphere
A positive, friendly manner – approaching challenging situations with empathy and sincerity
Strong initiative and problem-solving skills.
Above average computer skills
Knowledge of Burli is an asset
Submit your resume with a link to your demo of reporting/newscast content on our Corus website: https://can231.dayforcehcm.com/CandidatePortal/en-US/corusent/Site/CORUS/Posting/View/13176
*No phone calls please. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
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