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Videographer (Leth)-News Gathrng

Lethbridge, AB, Canada Req #435
Monday, October 21, 2019
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.

Videographer


Job ID: X050A0GA-A

Division: Global News

Work Status: Full Time

Location: Global News Lethbridge


About the Role


Global Lethbridge is looking for a full-time Videographer to join our news team.The successful candidate will be required to work a variety of shifts including early mornings, days, evenings, and regular weekend shifts reporting, shooting ENG material, and producing local and network online content. This position reports directly to the Newsroom Manager and works closely with the Digital Journalist.


Responsibilities:

The following is a paraphrase of the primary functions and does not outline all of the duties and responsibilities for this position:


•General assignment reporting for Global Lethbridge

•Pitch and execute compelling local content for all platforms including television, radio and online

•Take daily direction from the Global News central assignment hub

•All stories filed must be shot, written and edited by the selected candidate each day as this is a videographer role

•Anchor newscasts as required

•Write, line-up and produce various newscasts as required

•Write news copy for on-air and online, including intros, questions, story leads and bumpers

•Initiate and monitor story development, contacts and maintain quality of production.

•Monitor all news sources, including feeds, wires, and social media.

•Chase breaking news stories – including coordination of interviews and facilitating pictures and video for online coverage

•Communicate breaking or changing news situations with online and show producer

•Assist in the coordination of videographers when necessary

•Meet multiple deadlines to provide video, stills, stories, streaming video and other content for online, social media

•Participate in meetings to identify and plan future online and broadcast events

•Display creativity in the use of production graphics and other visual elements

•Perform 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 from a recognized institution.

At least two years experience as a videographer

Proficient knowledge of camera work and how to shoot a story for a newscast

Experience anchoring and interviewing

Proven ability to write accurate, concise, creative copy for broadcast and online

Excelling communicator with good interpersonal skills

Ability to develop sources, contacts and research original content.

Willingness and ability to use digital technology and social media to generate content and develop audience interaction.

Should be familiar with current state of online news reporting and publishing.

Familiarity and ease in using Facebook, Twitter and other forms of social media.

Must have excellent people skills with the ability to work independently, effectively, and cooperatively in a team environment.

Valid Alberta driver’s license (abstract will be required)


The successful candidate will be a “plugged-in” multi-tasker with a positive can-do attitude and proven ability to make editorial decisions.


Preference will be given to applicants who can demonstrate openness to learning news skills and workflows and clear strategies which will result in the growth of online usage for the Global News network.


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.


This is a Group A position under the current collective agreement.


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

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Lethbridge, AB, Canada