Assignment Editor Assignment Editor

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This notification will serve to inform that a career opportunity exists at CHCH TV in Hamilton, Ontario.


There is a full-time position available in the News department for an Assignment Editor


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


  • Develop story ideas of importance and relevance to a wide audience
  • Keep track of ongoing stories and events for follow-up coverage
  • Instruct and deploy news crews
  • Write copy and update digital news service
  • Conduct research and keep meticulous files
  • 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 identify and develop strong story ideas
  • 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
  • An enhanced driver’s license or passport
  • A working knowledge of ENPS



This position falls within the scope of the Collective Agreement: Classification Group 13, Functional Group BB.  Any employee who believes she/he is qualified, and who has an interest in this career opportunity should inform her/his manager in writing of such interest.  The Manager will advise the applicant as to the process to be followed.  This hiring decision will be made by Mike Katrycz, VP News.



Posting date:  July 14, 2017             Application Deadline: July 24, 2017 at 5pm.


Please send your resume and covering letter quoting reference # CHCH-AE-2017-07 in confidence to: (No Phone Calls Please)


2492618 Ontario Inc. 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.  To see all of our career opportunities, please visit