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Reporter

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Reporter REF#: JG30527
CityNews
Location: Montreal, Quebec
Posted: January 31, 2019
Deadline: March 1, 2019
Salary:

Description

Full Time Journalist Position
CityNews Montreal is looking for an experienced Journalist for a full time position. 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 emphasize creativity over tradition. You should be capable of using traditional and non-traditional mediums to tell a story.
 
Responsibilities
  • Gathers and verifies factual information regarding stories through interview, observation, and research
  • Organizes material and writes engaging, relevant and concise news stories under tight deadlines according to prescribed editorial style and format standards
  • Generates compelling story ideas and knowledgeable contacts and responds to breaking news situations quickly and accurately
  • Host the newscast live either in the newsroom or out in the field.
  • Be an editorial leader in the newsroom, help produce newscasts and coordinate coverage with our partners
  • Be ready to fill in for the Supervising Producer as needed
  • Be fluent in social media trends with a personal Twitter account and the knowledge to use it to generate stories and ideas
  • Be ready to post CityNews content to your website and social media channels

Qualifications

  • A person who truly understands multi-platform coverage and does not feel bound by the confines of a typical television reporter package
  • Proven editorial leadership, knows what it takes to put a newscast to air.
  • Solid writing skills, knows how to write to pictures and how to use sound to deliver quality content.
  • Excellent knowledge of the cultural and political landscape of the city
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proven ability to work well in a team environment
  • Ability to be flexible in a changing work environment
  • Must be available to work evenings and weekends
  • Must have a clean driving record and valid license
  • Must be bilingual
  • Experience operating a video camera and editing is an asset.
  • Must be able to multi-task and deliver under tight deadlines


Please send a cover letter stating you found this job on Jeff Gaulin's Journalism Job Board and resume to:

Melanie Porco
Rogers Communications
1200 Mcgill College
Montreal , Québec
H5A 1K3 ,
Tel: 514-261-4352


E-mail: maude.ducharmelahaye@rci.rogers.com
Web address: http://jobs.rogers.com
 
 

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