Assignment Editor Assignment Editor

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Are you passionate about news? Looking to innovate? Want to work with a talented, hard-working team? We have an immediate opening for the position of a permanent Assignment Editor.

Come and play a key role at CHCH News, a multiplatform organization serving the dynamic and rapidly growing regions of Hamilton, Halton, Niagara and Brant. We genuinely care about our community and about working in an environment that allows each of us to bring our best selves to work.

 

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

● Working closely and collaboratively with the newsroom team, develop story ideas of importance and relevance to the people who live in Hamilton, Halton, Niagara and Brant.
● Instruct and deploy VJs, reporters, writers, camera operators, editors and others for television and digital newsgathering
● Keep track of ongoing stories and events for follow-up coverage
● Write copy and update our digital news services
● Conduct research and keep meticulous files
● Conduct interviews as needed
● Other duties as required

 

The ideal candidate must possess:

● At least one year of editorial decision-making experience in a major-market newsroom
● A proven ability to work within a team environment
● A proven ability to lead within a team environment
● A proven ability to identify and develop strong story ideas
● Demonstrable knowledge of current events in Hamilton, Halton, Brant and Niagara
● A demonstrable ability to multi-task
● Strong spelling and grammar skills
● Superior organizational skills
● Must be prepared to work various shifts
● A broadcast diploma or equivalent
● A valid driver’s license and a clean driving record
● A working knowledge of ENPS

 

Posting date: March 13, 2024

 

Application Deadline: 5:00 pm, March 25, 2024

 

Union position in Function Group BB, Wage Classification Rate 13

 

Please send your resume and cover letter in confidence to hr@chch.com quoting reference # CHCH-AE-2024-03

 

(No Phone Calls Please)

 

2190015 Ontario Inc. is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to diversity in its workforce.
2190015 Ontario Inc. is a member of the Channel Zero group of companies and along with its subsidiaries, affiliates, and related companies is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to diversity in its workforce. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply but applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only selected candidates will be contacted. No telephone calls or agencies please.

 

About CHCH
CHCH-TV started broadcasting in 1954 and is proud to be the news leader for Hamilton and the surrounding Halton and Niagara regions. CHCH produces over 24 hours of original local news programming each week. With a primetime line-up anchored by movies, news magazine shows, and hit dramas, CHCH is available to over 92% of Ontario households and is viewed by millions nationally each week. CHCH News is produced daily out of its broadcast studio located in Hamilton, Ontario. For more information, please visit chch.com.