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Community Reporter (Edm) - News Gathrng

Edmonton, AB, Canada Req #1245
Wednesday, April 21, 2021
Are you creative, dynamic and passionate?  Do you like to think outside of the box and find new ways to achieve your goals?  Corus Entertainment has an exciting opportunity for you.  If you have a passion for excellence, and would like to work for Corus Entertainment, we encourage you to apply.

Community Reporter (Edm) - News Gathrng

Responsibilities:


  • Daily reporting of Community Events and journalism related to commercial partners as approved by the News department
  • Create relationships with Community organizations
  • Generate original and relative Community focused story ideas
  • Assist Sales with content brainstorming and execution
  • Write, produce and post content with multiple deadlines on a daily basis for television, radio and online
  • Utilize new technology and social media on a daily basis to provide video, stills and streaming video for online, social media and broadcast
  • Occasional live reporting
  • Represent Global Edmonton at public functions
  • Available to work weekdays, evenings and weekends
  • Perform other duties as assigned

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 Community Events
  • Minimum two years prior reporting/anchoring experience is required
  • Strong writing and storytelling skills
  • Demonstrate strong news judgment in line with station objectives
  • Ability to go live from the field with strong presentation skills and clarity
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Ability to adjust to changing priorities and objectives
  • Ability to work independently
  • Must demonstrate accountability and teamwork
  • Must work well under pressure, possess a desire to be the best, have a positive can-do attitude
  • Be able to meet strict deadlines, and work co-operatively with others in a teamwork setting
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and clear driving record
  • Working knowledge of new media tools and technologies (Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, 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
  • Preference will be given to candidates with proven shooting and editing experience.

Why Corus?

Corus is a driving force in the media industry with a diverse portfolio of strong brands that entertain and inform audiences through great storytelling and compelling content, reaching millions of people around the world every day. 

We have a passionate drive to connect with the world around us: to express, to share, to be part of people's lives. Walk around our offices, our stations, our studios across the country and you'll feel it. You'll see it in action. 

You'll see it in the open communication and the approachability of our people. You'll see it in our care for quality work and the interest in new, creative solutions. You'll see it in how we work with external partners, and how we care about our communities. These are all core to the values we commit to living each and every day - Win Together, Think Beyond, Make It Happen, Learn Every Day, Show We Care. Our values describe what makes us pretty unique - and amazing - place to work. 

At Corus we value and actively involve the full range of what makes people unique in order to create a strong and innovative company where amazing people thrive. A company where people have the full opportunity to show their unique value and develop their potential. We strongly encourage applications from Indigenous peoples, people of colour, people with disabilities, people from all gender and sexually diverse communities and people with intersectional identities.

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.

How to Apply

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now'.  
 
*No phone calls please. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

Other details

  • Job Family TO-Technical Operations
  • Job Function 02-Media/Communications Creative & Design
  • Pay Type Salary
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