Reporter Weekend Sports Reporter Weekend Sports

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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 part-time Weekend Sports Reporter

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 successful candidate will:
° Gather, write and present accurate and engaging sports news stories for broadcast and digital
° Edit and voice highlight packages
° Anchor the sportscast and interact with other anchors in a live environment
° Generate enterprise story ideas, always with a focus on local
° Report live on camera from the studio and in the field
° Work a minimum of two shifts per week, on Saturdays and Sundays
° Conduct research
° Develop and maintain contacts
° Be willing to act as a news reporter, when needed
° Perform other duties as required

 

The ideal candidate must:
° Submit a demo reel exhibiting excellence in journalism and presentation skills
° Possess a broadcast diploma or equivalent
° Possess at least one year of sports reporting experience in broadcast and digital platforms
° Possess an in-depth knowledge of local athletics and major league sports
° Ideally possess local sports contacts
° Experience in general news reporting would be an asset
° Be comfortable with social media and multimedia reporting
° Demonstrate strong spelling and grammar skills
° Be prepared to work various shifts, including some weekdays as required
° Have a valid driver’s license and a clean driving record
° Have a working knowledge of ENPS, Adobe Premiere Pro, or similar production systems
° Have familiarity with the current events, newsmakers, teams and athletes of Hamilton, Halton, Niagara and Brant

Posting Date: May 22, 2024
Application Deadline:May 27, 2024 @ 5:00 PM
Union position in Function Group G.1, Wage Classification Rate 10
Please send your resume and demo-reel in confidence to hr@chch.com quoting reference # CHCH-RWS-PT-2024-05
(No Phone Calls Please)

 

2192190015 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 CHCHCHCH-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.