Video Journalist

Montreal, Quebec, ca
Company: NSCC
Category: Media
Published on 2021-04-12 17:21:47
About the Position

Req Id: 273346

At Bell, we do more than build world-class networks, develop innovative services and create original multiplatform media content – we’re revolutionizing how Canadians communicate. 

If you’re ready to bring game-changing ideas to life and join a community that values bold ideas, 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:  Video Journalist

Location:   Charlottetown, PEI

Salary:  Commensurate with experience and qualifications

Hours of work:  40 hours per week. Overtime as required. May include working evenings and weekends. 

Responsibilities:

  • Generating, developing, researching, and setting-up original stories focusing on local news and creative features
  • News and feature reporting: including conducting interviews, script writing and voicing
  • Utilizing of ENG equipment & digital editing to shoot and edit storiesSetting-up and operating live equipment (i.e. Dejero boxes and/or Dejero App, Atlas Kits, etc.)
  • Live reportingConsistent and impactful social media engagement
  • Writing web copy and providing web content as necessary
  • Developing contacts and sourcesStrong editorial decision-making
  • Weekend and late night assignments as required
  • Co-hosting, anchoring and/or weather presentation may be required
  • Other related duties as assigned 
  • Qualifications

    Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary education with specialized broadcast training (i.e. Journalism Degree) or equivalent. On-air presentation experience as a Reporter in television is required. Video Journalist experience or training preferred. Anchoring or hosting experience would be an asset
  • Strong research and communication skillsStrong creative abilities and leadership qualities
  • Ability to work quickly, deal with multiple demands and pressure of on-air deadlinesKnowledge of Atlantic Canada (history, geography, political and socio-economic conditions) and the challenges facing the region is desirable
  • Experience in the operation of ENG and non-linear editing equipment is preferred
  • Demonstrated initiative, creativity and curiosity
  • Excellent understanding of journalistic ethics is essentialExperience with “live” presentationDemonstrated engagement with social media (i.e. Twitter, Facebook, etc.) required
  • Experience providing content to digital platforms, including websites, preferred
  • Experience with iNews and Dejero technology preferredStrong reliable team player
  • Creative storytelling skills and strong news judgment
  • Ability to consistently lift and carry up to 45 pounds
  • Valid class 5 driver’s licence and a good driving record are required
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