Part-Time News Writers Part-Time News Writers

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Are you passionate about news?   Looking to innovate?   Want to work with a talented, hard-working team?

We have three immediate openings for the position of part-time News Writer, with opportunities for career growth within our organization.

 

CHCH News is 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 short list of the primary functions and does not outline all of the duties and responsibilities for this position:

∙ Research and write news copy for digital and broadcast platforms under tight deadlines

∙ Produce other content as needed for all platforms

∙ Monitor and post to social media and other news feeds

∙ Monitor live events to stream to our platforms

∙ Monitor wires for stories needed on broadcast or digital platforms

∙ Assist producers, reporters and videographers

∙ Producer, Web Content Creator, Reporter and Lineup Editor skills are an important asset for career growth opportunities

∙ Other duties as required

 

The ideal candidate must:

∙ At least one year of broadcast and/or CP-style news writing experience

∙ Demonstrate strong spelling and grammar skills

∙ Posses a journalism degree or diploma or equivalent education

∙ Be familiar with Wordpress

∙ Be familiar with posting to, and interacting on, social media platforms

∙ Be well organized

∙ Have familiarity with ENPS or other such software would be an asset

∙ Be prepared to work various shifts, especially evenings, weekends and overnights

∙ Have a valid driver’s license and a clean driving record

∙ Be familiar with the newsmakers and current events of Hamilton, Halton, Niagara, and Brant

 

Pay upgrades are available for positions such as Producer, Web Content Creator, and Lineup Editor

 

Posting Date: May 2, 2024

Application Deadline: May 16, 2024 @ 5:00 PM

Union position in Function Group EE, Wage Classification Rate 9 

Please send your resume and writing samples in confidence to hr@chch.com

Quote reference # CHCH-NW-PT-2024-05 (No Phone Calls Please)

 

2190015 Ontario Inc. is a member of the Channel Zero group of companies and along with its subsidiaries, affiliates, and related  companies is dedicated to diversity in its workforce .We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining qualified individuals from  typically underrepresented groups; candidates may elect to self-identify as a member of a designated group. We want to reflect the diversity of the many communities that we serve, and thus provide a safe and equitable opportunity for all. 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. If you require accommodations at this or any stage of the recruitment process, please inform us as soon as possible by sending an email to careers@chz.com

 

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.