News Director, Terrace, Bell Media
in Terrace, BC

Terrace, BC
Full-time - Permanent
Experienced
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Competition Number: 383450
Company Website: http://bell.ca/careers

Req Id: 383450 

At Bell, we do more than build world-class networks, develop innovative services and create original multiplatform media content - we advance how Canadians connect with each other and the world.

If you're ready to bring game-changing ideas to life and join a community that values 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: News Director, CFTK-TV, Bell Media

Location: Terrace, British Columbia

Salary: Unifor 2000. Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Bell Media has a unique opportunity for someone who loves broadcasting, has a passion for news and is looking to grow their career in a leadership position with our CFTK – TV news team. Located at our studios in Terrace, the News Director will lead a team of radio and television reporters and anchors covering the Northwest BC region from Haida Gwaii to Burns Lake.

Terrace is located in the Northwest region of B.C. and is a vibrant and growing city which offers world class fishing and skiing along with hiking, biking, and so much more. A perfect lifestyle for a family or someone on their own who is coming to the mountains and rivers of the Northwest.

Responsibilities:

  • Leading and coaching the Radio/TV news team in daily tasks in Terrace for the Northwest Region of B.C.
  • Shoot, edit and produce stories for television, radio and the web on a daily basis
  • Reading news, weather and sports on the radio
  • Attend news events, chasing stories and following up on files
  • Weekly or monthly attendance at meetings for area governments or boards
  • Ability to find local or regional angle to provincial and national stories
  • Develop community contacts
  • Keep files up to date and other duties as assigned
  • Operate within the guidelines of ethical and moral business practice; working knowledge of CRTC broadcast standards and RTNDA code of ethics
  • Attend municipal government, school district and regional district meetings weekly or monthly
  • Anchoring, building the newscast and newsroom vacation coverage on occasion.
  • Other related duties as assigned

Skill requirements:

  • Degree or Diploma from a recognized Broadcast/Journalism Program or equivalent experience
  • Three years' experience as a Video Journalist
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to coach and direct the news team in a professional manner. Prior newsroom leadership experience a definite asset
  • The ability to support remote team members as part of a regional Television and Radio team
  • A solid on-air delivery
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Above average organizational skills
  • Mature, calm and professional manner
  • Ability to work well under pressure and to meet deadlines
  • Proven display of initiative
  • Represent Bell Media with integrity, respect and mature judgment
  • Experience and knowledge of Burli Software, or similar newsroom system
  • A full and unrestricted Class 5 Drivers' Licence with a clean drivers' abstract is a requirement for this position
  • Strong references

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Adequate knowledge of French is required for positions in Quebec. 

Additional Information:

Position Type: Union 
Job Status: 
Regular - Full Time 
Job Location:
Canada : British Columbia : Terrace 
Flexible work profile:
Full-time in office (meaning that you will be required to perform your work on-site)
Application Deadline: 12/31/2022 

Please apply directly online to be considered for this role. Applications through email will not be accepted.

At Bell, we don't just accept difference - we celebrate it. We're committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable, and accessible workplace where every team member feels valued, respected, and supported, and has the opportunity to reach their full potential. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities.

Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. For a confidential inquiry, simply email your recruiter directly or [email protected] to make arrangements. If you have questions regarding accessible employment at Bell please email our Diversity & Inclusion Team at [email protected].

Created: Canada, BC, Terrace

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About Bell

Canada’s largest communications provider, Bell is at the forefront in delivering world-leading broadband networks, the next-generation services consumers and businesses rely on, and the media content that Canadians want the most.

Joining the Bell team puts you at the centre as we connect Canadians with each other and the world. Recognized as one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People and a Best Diversity Employer, Bell offers a wide range of career opportunities: network engineering, research & development, customer service, IT, media production, marketing, finance and many more.

Our more than 50,000 team members in every province and territory of the country work in an environment that promotes collaboration, creativity and professional growth, while the positive impact of Bell Let’s Talk is reflected in our award-winning mental wellness workplace programs.

If you’re looking to bring game-changing ideas to life, we encourage you to consider joining the Bell team.

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