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Video Journalist

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Video Journalist REF#: JG33586
APTN
Location: Iqaluit, Nunavut
Posted: July 10, 2024
Deadline: July 24, 2024
Salary: 61,767.93-85,446.09

Description

Do you enjoy variety, thinking outside the box and getting creative with your work? Do you value your independence, enjoy meeting new people and are you always looking for “the shot”? If you said yes, this is the opportunity you have been waiting for!

Highlights of this opportunity:
  • Provide coverage of issues facing Indigenous communities locally, nationally and worldwide;
  • Cover daily news events, pitch original story ideas for APTN National News and Current Affairs;
  • Develops stories for multi-platform use including evaluating leads/tips, interviewing sources as assigned or necessary;
  • Completes rough and final edits, outputs the final product; Coordinates and feeds edited and raw material; 
  • Use HD technology and remote transmission equipment to feed quality stories to the desk in Winnipeg;
  • Works closely with Broadcast Technologists on technical, maintenance and repair issues, and may perform preventive and minor equipment maintenance; 
  • Allow your creativity and professionalism to shine by showcasing original story ideas that will be viewed on multiple platforms;
  • May represent APTN on-air and/or in public forums;
  • Excel and thrive working independently while you get to shoot, write and edit your own stories.
Your new opportunity awaits; come and see what makes us one of Canada’s Top Employers!

Click here to join our team today. Please apply before July 24th, 2024.  

A little bit about us: APTN launched in 1999 as the first national Indigenous broadcaster in the world. Since then, the network has become a global leader in programming that celebrates the rich diversity of Indigenous Peoples across Turtle Island and beyond. A respected non-profit and charitable broadcaster, APTN shares authentic stories in English, French and a variety of Indigenous languages with nearly 10 million Canadian households. APTN proudly features over 80% Canadian content and inspires audiences via multiple platforms, including its Indigenous-focused streaming service, APTN lumi.

Here’s what we can offer you: As a Top 100 employer in Canada, taking care of our people is our priority. In addition to our fun, flexible team environment our total rewards package includes: comprehensive company paid health and dental coverage, an employer matched - Defined Contribution pension plan and an employee/family assistance plan. Other highlights include a 35-hour work week as well as training & development assistance, which is highly encouraged. It is important to us, that we support you and your success during your time with us. That’s why our total rewards are designed to help you achieve overall balance personally and professionally, both now and into your future

Qualifications

  • Your accomplishments and experience include:
  • A degree/diploma in journalism or related field with proven experience related to journalism; 
  • Hands on experience with news line-up script software, broadcast HD cameras and AVID editing; 
  • A sensitivity and understanding of culture and issues relevant to Indigenous communities; 
  • Strong computer skills and knowledge of broadcast technology; 
  • A valid driver’s license, clear driver’s abstract, since you’ll periodically travel to obtain exciting stories;
  • A strong spirit of collaboration, dependability, positivity and a love what you do attitude.


Interested candidates should send resume, cover letter (stating you found this job on Jeff Gaulin's Journalism Job Board) and demo reel to:

Laura Tymchyshyn
APTN
339 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg , MB
R3B 2C3 , Canada
Tel: (204) 947-9331


E-mail: careers@aptn.ca
Web address: http://www.aptn.ca/careers/job-openings/
 
 

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