News Anchor - Winnipeg MB


Posting Date: May 15, 2020

Closing Date: June 7, 2020

Position: News Anchor

Location: CTV Winnipeg, Bell Media.

Salary: Unifor Local 816M, Group XV. Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Hours of Work: 40 hours per week. Monday to Friday, early mornings. Overtime as required.


Responsibilities:

We're looking for an experienced News Host who thrives in a live environment! This team member will have several years of journalistic experience, is passionate about live television and knows the value of good story telling. Strong and determined interviewing skills are a must and being a team player tops the list. If you are a motivated self-starter who thrives in telling stories as they happen, we'd love to hear from you.

Specific responsibilities include:


Co-host CTV Morning Live and anchor CTV News at Noon

Generating original story ideas

Editorial decision making. Maintain and developing relationships with key stake holders in various areas of the market including; economic, political, industrial, retail, law enforcement.

Participating in editorial meetings

Producing, writing and posting editorial content for the station web and social media platforms

Moving between the roles of breaking news anchor and lifestyle host with credibility

Assisting with morning show strategy, utilizing all available resources

Shoot and edit show material as needed 

Demonstrating professionalism and leadership on the job and in the community

Representing CTV News at various community and charity events

Other related duties as assigned


Qualifications:

A degree or diploma from an accredited post-secondary broadcast or related program

At least three - five years’ experience anchoring or hosting on-air in a television or radio newsroom

Must be equal parts hard-news anchor and lifestyle host, with the ability to present both styles in an appropriate and credible manner

Strong on-air presentation skills

Demonstrated organizational skills, and the ability to work unsupervised and make quick decisions

Possess strong editorial judgment

Solid knowledge of broadcast law

Excellent news judgment, writing, research and production skills

Ability to meet tight deadlines

Must be a team player with strong interpersonal skills

Must be well versed in a variety of computer programs as well as having a familiarity with the Internet and social media

Must have and maintain valid documents required for travel to the United States

Residing within the limits of the Perimeter Highway is considered an asset

Must possess a valid Class 5 or equivalent driver's licence


Application Details:

Please apply directly online to be considered for this role. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Please forward your cover letter, resume and a current demo in confidence to karen.mitchell@bellmedia.ca

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