Sr. Digital Broadcast Journalist/Global News Morning Co-Anchor

You’re an early riser who loves the energy and excitement that comes with working in morning news. You easily transition from serious to fun, have a deep connection to your audiences, and want to give back to your community. You’re also a seasoned journalist with a passion for local news and strong on-air and online skills.

As the co-host of Global News Morning, you’ll be part of a small but mighty team working on the top rated morning program in Halifax. You’ll bring news and weather to our audiences in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick, host a variety of interviews, and work with reporters and producers on planning and executing a daily live show. You’ll also contribute to the Global News commitment to support worthy causes in our community through hosting of events and participation in our charitable work.

Responsibilities: 

  • Assist in production of Global News Morning.
  • Book and conduct interviews, both in studio and in the field.
  • Prepare and deliver daily weather forecast.
  • Write and proof scripts as required.
  • Field report and anchor special news coverage.
  • Promote Global News within the region.
  • Participate in public appearances when required.

Skills: 

  • An outstanding on-air presence.
  • Strong editorial skills across multiple platforms, including online and broadcast.
  • News judgment
  • Time management skills
  • Exemplary leadership
  • Initiative
  • A team-building attitude
  • Able to work well within strict deadlines

Qualifications: 

  • A Degree in Journalism or equivalent Diploma from a recognized post-secondary institution.
  • A minimum of two years anchoring.
  • A minimum of three years reporting.
  • Proven ability to maintain engaging and energetic on-air presentation.
  • Strong news writing skills with an ability to work quickly and efficiently under tight deadlines.
  • Demonstrable editorial judgment.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work cooperatively in a team environment.

How to Apply
Please email your resume and cover letter to GlobalMaritimesCareers@corusent.com by July 2, 2019.

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