It’s a great time to join Canada’s powerhouse of news, as we carve a path into a bright new future. Global News provides Canadians from coast to coast a host of news and information – from breaking news in their community to deep engaging content that puts complex world issues in perspective. We leverage the strength of Corus Entertainment Inc., and our powerful combination of media assets positions us as an entertainment destination choice for consumers – a proudly Canadian company that nurtures a diverse range of Canadian voices and choices.

Part-Time Associate Producer

Job ID: 10331
Division: Global BC
Work Status: Part-Time
Location: Burnaby, BC

About the Role

Global BC is looking for a Part-Time Associate Producer to join the #1 newsroom in Western Canada. Reporting to the Executive Producer, this position will include shift work, including early mornings, evenings and regular weekends. This is a Group 3 position under the current collective agreement.

We are looking for an innovative thinker in the Global BC newsroom.

Responsibilities:

As an Associate Producer, the following is an outline of some but not all of the primary functions and responsibilities for this position:

  • Write news copy for broadcast and web
  • Screen video, select sound bites for broadcast and web
  • Edit video for broadcast and web
  • Research and gather elements for daily news and investigative stories
  • Co-ordinate news reporting in the bureau with the website
  • Participate in editorial discussions about news coverage
  • Identify and co-ordinate the booking of guests for all Global News programs
  • Suggest story and interview topics on a daily basis
  • Produce remote hits as required
  • Suggest story and interview topics on a daily basis
  • Liaise with Resources Desk, MMC producers and other Global News stations as required.
  • This is a Group 3 position under the current collective agreement. ​

About You

What We Need From You:

  • Degree or Diploma in Broadcast Journalism program.
  • Three years editorial experience in a newsroom environment.
  • Previous experience writing or associate producing for television news.
  • Must have a good news sense with solid writing and research skills.
  • Strong news writing skills and an ability to work quickly and efficiently under tight deadlines.
  • Must have excellent people skills and be able to work in a team environment.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Must have first-hand experience using a BlackBerry, iPhone or Android device on a daily basis.
  • Working knowledge of new media tools and technologies (Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, etc), and related applications
  • Be able and willing to work irregular hours, overtime as needed.

How to Apply

Please email your resume and cover letter to GlobalBC.Careers@corusent.com by September 20, 2017. Please clearly identify the Job Title and Job ID in the subject line.

Internal candidates must meet eligibility requirements before they can apply for an internal position at Corus, which includes being in their current role for at least 12 months. They must also indicate they are internal in the subject line. Please refer to the Recruitment Policy for more information.

Corus is committed to providing a fair and equitable work environment and encourages applications from qualified women, men, visible minorities, aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities. Corus is also committed to providing accommodations throughout the interview and employment process.  If you require an accommodation we will work with you to meet your needs.

*No phone calls please. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.