​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

Video Journalist

Job ID: 11544
Division: Global Durham
Work Status: Full-Time
Location: Oshawa, ON

About the Role

Global Durham’s News Department is currently seeking a full time Video Journalist to join our team. This position is part of the Global News team which produces local newscasts 5 – days a week. This position reports directly to the Assignment Editor (Global Toronto).


The following is a paraphrase of the primary functions, but does not outline all of the duties and responsibilities that may be assigned to this position:

  • Generate and craft original stories daily, including breaking news
  • Demonstrate strong editorial, visual and communications skills
  • Responsible to work on Global Durham news, both on-air and online
  • Work well under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Strong proficiency in story judgment, writing, shooting and editing
  • Present live on a variety of platforms, including on-air, webcam, live blogs
  • Display highly developed production values and present yourself effectively live and on tape
  • Other duties as required

About You

What We Need From You: 

The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:

  • Degree or diploma in  Broadcast Journalism
  • Television news reporting with ENG experience, including use of a variety of video devices
  • Knowledge of ENPS and familiarity with non-linear editing
  • Experience in digital journalism, including working with content management systems, online photo and video editing, mobile reporting and producing
  • Willingness to travel
  • Valid driver’s license and clean driving record
  • On-air experience required


  • Strong leadership, with a high degree of initiative
  • News judgment and writing abilities
  • Proven track record in original story generation and gathering
  • Penchant for probative investigative reporting
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to work well with minimal supervision
  • Attention to detail
  • Experience working in an online environment

How to Apply

Please email your resume and cover letter to globaltorontocareers@corusent.com by January 22, 2019. Please clearly identify the Job Title and Job ID in the subject line.

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.