News Reporter (Weather & Traffic) News Reporter (Weather & Traffic)

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CHCH-TV is one of Canada’s leading independent heritage stations located in the dynamic and rapidly growing city of Hamilton, with a strong commitment to quality news programming

 

We have an exciting opportunity available for a weather and traffic reporter who excels at accurately analyzing and forecasting weather and staying on top of traffic conditions, and has a personality that shines through pre-dawn darkness and evening shade.   

 

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

 

  • Gather, prepare and present insightful, accurate and engaging weather and traffic reports
  • Prepare weather and traffic content for digital and social publication
  • Initiate stories and segments
  • Other duties as required

 

The ideal candidate must possess:

 

  • At least two years of weather and traffic reporting experience in a live broadcast environment
  • A demo reel exhibiting major-market excellence
  • Demonstrably engaging live presentation skills
  • A commitment to working split shifts (morning and evening)
  • Demonstrably strong spelling and grammar skills
  • A working knowledge of Baron Weather System
  • Superior organizational skills
  • A broadcast diploma or equivalent
  • A valid driver’s licence and a clean driving record
  • An enhanced driver’s licence or passport
  • A working knowledge of ENPS

 

 

This is a union position: News Reporter, Functional Group G.1, Classification Rate 10. This position will require a split shift for the Morning Live and Evening News. This opportunity could be full-time or part-time depending on the successful candidate(s).

 

Please send your resume and covering letter quoting reference # CHCH-NR-2019-11 in confidence to:hr@chch.com (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.