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Radio News Anchor

Winnipeg, MB, Canada Req #455
Tuesday, October 29, 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.

Accountabilities/ Responsibilities

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:

  • Accurately and clearly deliver news, weather and sports content on-air

  • Generate original and relevant story ideas

  • Write and post online news content for cjob.com, globalnews.ca suite of websites

  • Write and produce radio news stories on tight deadlines

  • Quickly turn content from talk shows around to use as news content when appropriate

  • Share online content on social media platforms

  • Execute all technical aspects of an on-air broadcast, including operation of board, Mediatouch, and preparation of production elements

  • Embrace and demonstrate Corus Entertainment’s five values

  • Available to work weekdays, evenings and weekends

  • Perform other duties as required.


Qualifications:

The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:

  • Diploma/Degree in Journalism/Broadcasting or equivalent experience

  • Experienced journalist capable of reporting and anchoring daily news

  • Strong writing and storytelling skills on both radio and online

  • Production and technical skills, ability to troubleshoot problems

  • Ability to work independently, be accountable to the team and have a positive, can-do attitude

  • Ability to meet strict short deadlines and work well under pressure

  • Working knowledge of new media tools and technologies (Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, etc)

  • Familiarity with WordPress and CP style an asset

  • Familiarity with iMedia Touch an asset

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 Hourly
  • Winnipeg, MB, Canada