DIGITAL BROADCAST JOURNALIST

    Global Winnipeg
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    • Full Time
    • Winnipeg, MB
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    Global Winnipeg

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    Digital Broadcast Journalist 
    Job ID: CKND1903-01
    Division: Global Winnipeg / News
    Work Status: Full-time
    Location: Winnipeg, MB

    About the Role:

    Global News is currently seeking a full-time Digital Broadcast Journalist (Group 4: Digital Broadcast Journalist) to join their team.  This position is part of the Global News team which produces local multi-media content 7-days a week. This position reports directly to the Managing Editor.

    The successful candidate will be required to work a variety of shifts including early mornings, days, evenings and weekends.

    Responsibilities
    As a Digital Broadcast Journalist, the following is an outline of some but not all of the primary functions and responsibilities for this position:

    • Daily reporting of news and community events for multimedia platforms;
    • Live on-air reporting for TV and multimedia content;
    • Shoot and Edit ENG video for broadcast and Online;
    • Generate original and relevant story ideas;
    • Write and produce content with multiple deadlines on a daily basis for multiple platforms;
    • Utilize new technology and social media on a daily basis to provide video, stills and streaming video for online, social media, and broadcast;
    • Strong on-air presentation;
    • Represent Global Winnipeg at public functions;
    • Available to work weekdays, evenings, early mornings, and weekends;
    • Perform other duties as required.

    About You:
    What We Need From You:

    The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:

    • ​Diploma/Degree in Journalism/Broadcasting or equivalent experience;
    • Experienced Journalist capable of reporting and anchoring daily news;
    • Minimum 1 year prior reporting/anchoring experience is required;
    • Strong writing and storytelling skills;
    • Previous shooting and editing experience is an asset
    • Ability to go live from the field with strong presentation skills and clarity;
    • Ability to work independently; accountable to the team and trustworthy;
    • Must also work well under pressure, possess a desire to be the best, have a positive can-do attitude;
    • Be able to meet strict daily deadlines, and work co-operatively with others in a team setting;
    • Must possess a valid driver’s license and a clear driving record;
    • Working knowledge of new media tools and technologies (Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, etc), and related applications;
    • Willingness to adapt to rapidly changing technology and workflows as well as show a willingness to learn new online skills in a multi-faceted digital news operation;
    • Familiarity with current state of online news reporting and where it’s headed;
    • Experience in updating online and broadcast content with a content management system.
    • Must be proficient in creating, curating and developing content using digital operating systems for multiple platforms.

    If You Have the Following….We Want to Hear From You!

    • Passion for broadcast and online journalism and Canadian affairs. You wake up in the middle of the night with good ideas.
    • A positive attitude, a love for collaboration and a team player.
    • Ability to work in a rapidly changing, dynamic environment.
    • Motivated, self-starter, independent, results oriented and professional.

    This is a bargaining unit position of Digital Broadcast Journalist, Group 4

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    DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS
    MARCH 18TH, 2019

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