Line-Up Editor, Morning Live Line-Up Editor, Morning Live

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Come and play a key role at CHCH News, a multiplatform news organization headlined by Canada’s leading local heritage station, CHCH-TV. We genuinely care about each other and about working in an environment that allows each of us to bring our best selves to work. We have a strong commitment to quality news programming across multiple platforms serving the dynamic and rapidly growing regions of Hamilton, Halton and Niagara. 

 

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 permanent Full-Time Line- Up Editor for Morning Live.

 

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

 

  • Source and write clear, concise, and creative copy for Morning Live’s broadcast and digital platforms
  • Source video and other images for those stories
  • Line up newscasts in conjunction with the producer
  • Liaise with control room staff to ensure smooth execution of newscast
  • Work with the Morning Live reporter with their story or stories of the day.
  • Conduct research and interviews
  • Develop sources

 

The ideal candidate must:

 

  • Be a self-starter, able to work on their own and in a team
  • Have two years of editorial experience in a broadcast news environment
  • Have familiarity with ENPS
  • Possess strong writing skills that showcase visual literacy, and an appreciation of the importance of video and pictures in storytelling
  • Have at least six months of control room experience
  • Have a demonstrated ability to stay on top of developing stories and adapt to changing conditions
  • Possess the tenacity to track down sources and information quickly through social and conventional means
  • Have a commitment to accuracy and balance
  • Be familiar with the people and places in Hamilton, Halton, and Niagara

 

This a regular overnight position.

 

Please note that all positions are subject to change based on the job evaluation process

 

Posting Date:  September 9, 2022

Application Deadline:  5:00 pm, September 23, 2022

Union position in Function Group FF, Wage Classification Rate 10 

Please send your resume and cover letter in confidence to hr@chch.com quoting CHCH-LE-2022-09

 

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.