Senior News Producer - Vancouver Island BC

Job description

Title: Senior News Producer, CTV News, Vancouver Island

About the team

Bell Media has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Producer to join the editorial team in the CTV Vancouver Island newsroom producing our award-winning newscasts! The successful candidate has spent time working in production and writing roles in deadline-driven newsrooms and is looking to take the next step working for Canada’s number one news organization.

Key Responsibilities

  • Create the daily vision, produce and execute engaging and exciting daily newscasts and segments

  • Write and vet news copy: intros, voiceovers, bumpers, and reporter scripts

  • Source compelling content from network sources to augment locally-shot items

  • Keep on top of what’s happening locally; monitor social media, wires, and other news sources

  • Take the two-hour live evening newscast to air from the control room

Critical Qualifications

  • Proven background in news producing with a strong editorial sense and news judgement

  • Journalism / University level education a definite asset

  • Must be a skilled writer. Writing and editing copy is a cornerstone of the position

  • Self-initiative and ability to work independently under pressure of deadlines

Preferred Qualifications

· Minimum 3 years newsroom experience

  • Keen interest in and understanding of current events, local community issues and political structures

  • Strong editorial judgment and the ability to make quick decisions

  • Able to foster an environment of teamwork and collaboration

  • Strong communication and organizational skills

  • Experience in Electronic News Gathering, Video/Audio/Editing

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