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We are launching expansion of our Citytv news programming across the country, to deliver compelling locally relevant content to Canadians.
As an experienced News professional, you know what content our viewers want and how to deliver compelling stories. As a proven innovator, you know how to emphasis creativity over tradition.
Citynews is looking for a next-level journalist capable of using traditional and non-traditional mediums to provide industry leading local news coverage.
Reporting to the Regional Supervising Producer, News, the Video Journalist will demonstrate exceptional reporting skills while producing compelling stories that will make people talk, for web, television and other media platforms.
What you will be Doing :
Gathers and verifies factual information regarding stories through interview, observation, and research
Shoots and edits video material for news coverage
Organizes material and writes engaging, relevant and concise news stories under tight deadlines according to prescribed editorial style and format standards
Presents scripted and unscripted coverage live on-air and on other media platforms from remote locations and / or in-studio environment
Generates compelling story ideas and knowledgeable contacts and responds to breaking news situations quickly and accurately
Generates compelling multi-media content for Citynews.ca
Be fluent in social media trends with a personal Twitter account and the knowledge to use it to generate stories and ideas
What you Have :
Minimum of 2 years proven experience generating powerful, credible original content
Proven experience operating a video camera and editing to deadlines is an asset.
Relevant degree / diploma from a recognized post-secondary institution
A person who relentlessly pursues a story beyond the headline
A person who’s not afraid to push for answers
A person who truly understands multi-platform coverage and doesn’t feel bound by the confines of a typical Television reporter package
A person who won’t let a dead end stop them from producing a compelling story
Excellent knowledge of the cultural and political landscape of Montreal
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Proven ability to work well in a team environment
Must be able to multi-task and deliver under tight deadlines
Ability to be flexible in a changing work environment