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Online Video Journalist (ON) - News Digital

Toronto, ON, Canada Req #497
Friday, November 22, 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.

About the Role
Reporting to the Managing Editor – Online Video, you will be responsible for:

  • Working in a fast-paced breaking news environment at one of Canada’s fastest-growing digital news outlets.

  • Coordinate, manage, and edit live event streams across multiple platforms for a variety of audiences.

  • Work with Global News Resources desk to manage incoming feeds, schedule and set-up live streams.

  • Assist local stations in breaking news situations with video content.

  • Manage daily curation of video content on Global News sites: edit and incorporate news-related content through internal content management systems (VMS, ENPS, WordPress) on a daily basis.

  • Assist online producers with the management of all video content including sourcing, screening, QA, adding metadata and uploading.

  • Organize and assist with gathering of video content from across the Global News Network to share both internally, as well as facilitating syndication requests.

  • Create compelling original video for all Global News platforms including O&O websites, YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram.

  • Write compelling original story posts for embedding video and audio.

  • Back up existing video producers when necessary, in the event of illness, vacation or significant breaking news.

  • Train and evangelize online video content to internal stakeholders.

  • Flexibility to work evenings and weekends

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 PG-Programming
  • Job Function 02-Media/Communications Creative & Design
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Travel Required No
  • Required Education Bachelor’s Degree
  • Job Start Date Monday, January 6, 2020
  • Job End Date Wednesday, January 6, 2021
  • Toronto, ON, Canada