Job Opening: Associate Producer at Global Montreal

 

Shaw is a family-oriented, Canadian owned business with over 14,000 employees across the country, providing services to more than 3 million customers with top quality cable TV, Internet, digital phone, direct-to-home satellite services, and programming including Global Television and 19 of the country’s most popular specialty channels.

At Shaw we believe a diverse workforce fosters diversity of thought and perspective, and more diversity means more solutions. We invite all qualified individuals to apply.

Career Opportunity: Associate Producer

The News Department has a full-time opening for an Associate Producer with the Global Montreal Office.

Reporting to the Senior Producer, Assistant News Director, 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:

JOB DESCRIPTION:

• 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

QUALIFICATIONS:
The ideal candidate will have the following:

• 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

If you value a workplace that promotes accountability, exemplifies loyalty, never compromises integrity and has a strong social conscience then start your career with us by applying now.

 

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