Line-up Editor Line-up Editor

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There is a full-time position available in the News department at CHCH TV for a Line-up Editor. The successful candidate will report to Mike Katrycz, VP News.  


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

  • Line up newscasts
  • Write scripts
  • Co-ordinate resources
  • Conduct research
  • Initiate story ideas
  • Develop and maintain contacts
  • Other duties as required


The ideal candidate must possess:

  • At least one year of news writing experience in a major market
  • At least six months of lining up newscasts in a live and fluid environment
  • A demonstrable ability to assess and determine editorial priorities
  • Superior spelling and grammar skills
  • Superior organizational skills
  • Must be prepared to work various shifts, including overnights
  • A broadcast diploma or equivalent
  • A valid driver’s licence and a clean driving record
  • A working knowledge of ENPS
  • Familiarity with current events in Southern Ontario and beyond



This position falls within the scope of the Collective Agreement: Functional Group FF, Classification Group 10.


Posting date: February 16, 2018

Application Deadline: Noon Monday, March 5, 2018


Please send your résumé and covering letter quoting reference # CHCH-LE-2018-02 in confidence to: (No Phone Calls Please)


2492618 Ontario Inc., providing news gathering and operational services for CHCH TV, 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


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