News Writer - Vancouver BC


Job Title: News Writer, CTV Vancouver, Bell Media, Non-mgmt

Req Id: 325973


At Bell, we do more than build world-class networks, develop innovative services and create original multiplatform media content - we advance how Canadians connect with each other and the world.


If you’re ready to bring game-changing ideas to life and join a community that values professional growth and employee wellness, we want you on the Bell team.



The Bell Media team creates and delivers the best Canadian and international content across our digital media, television, radio, and out-of-home advertising platforms. We’re looking for innovative team players ready to take some of the most well-known entertainment brands in the country to the next level.


Position: News Writer for TV and Digital Content


Status: Regular Full Time


Location: 969 Robson St., CTV News, Vancouver BC


Hours of Work: 40 hours per week. Must work every Saturday and Sunday plus three weekdays; additional overtime hours as required.


Bell Media has an opportunity for an experienced news writer to join the CTV Vancouver newsroom creating content for TV and digital platforms. The successful candidate will be a “hybrid” writer – writing news for TV, helping research and gather daily news and build TV newscasts, and also writing and publishing stories for the CTV news website. Reporting to the Senior Producer, the successful candidate will have experience that demonstrates exceptional editorial skills and professionalism. You must have:


A track record of producing compelling content for TV, radio or online The vision to help build engaging and exciting newscasts

A history of successful newsroom collaboration


Responsibilities:


• Help research, chase and write daily content for TV newscasts

• Assist in video editing daily news

• Package and publish content to the CTV News website

• Post stories to multiple social media streams


Qualifications Required:


• Minimum 1 year newsroom experience (TV, radio or digital)

• Journalism Diploma or Degree

• Excellent news writing ability and copy editing experience

• Proven ability to work with a team under high stress situations

• Relevant web-based news editing and reporting experience


Qualifications Desired:


• In-depth knowledge of the Lower Mainland and British Columbia current affairs

• Experience using INews

• Experience with Content Management Systems including Polopoly

• Adobe desktop video editing and Photoshop ability


Bilingualism is an asset (English and French); adequate knowledge of French is required for positions in Quebec.


Additional Information:


Position Type: Non Management

Job Status: Regular - Full Time

Job Location: Canada : British Columbia : Vancouver

Application Deadline: 10/04/2021




Please apply directly online to be considered for this role. Applications through email will not be accepted.

https://jobs.bce.ca/bell/job/Vancouver-News-Writer-CTV-Vancouver%2C-Bell-Media%2C-Non-mgmt-BC/794255900/


At Bell, we don’t just accept difference - we celebrate it. We’re committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable, and accessible workplace where every team member feels valued, respected, and supported, and has the opportunity to reach their full potential. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities.


Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. For a confidential inquiry, simply email your recruiter directly

or recruitment@bell.ca to make arrangements. If you have questions regarding accessible employment at Bell please email our Diversity & Inclusion Team at inclusion@bell.ca.




Created: Canada, BC, Vancouver




Bell, one of Canada's Top 100 Employers.