News Writer News Writer

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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 two immediate openings for the position of part-time News Writers

 

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

  • Research and write news copy for broadcast and digital platforms
  • Produce other content as needed for all platforms
  • Monitor and post to social media and other news feeds
  • Monitor live events to stream to our platforms
  • Assist producers and directors
  • Other duties as required

 

The ideal candidate must:

  • Possess broadcast and CP-style news writing experience
  • Be familiar with Wordpress
  • Be familiar with posting to, and interacting on, social media platforms
  • Demonstrate strong spelling and grammar skills
  • Be well organized
  • Be prepared to work various shifts
  • Have a valid driver’s license and a clean driving record
  • Be familiar with the newsmakers and current events of Hamilton, Halton and Niagara

 

Posting date:  September 8, 2022

 

Application Deadline:  5:00 pm, September 22, 2022

 

Union position in Function Group EE, Wage Classification Rate 9 

 

Please send your resume and cover letter in confidence to hr@chch.com quoting reference # CHCH-NW-2022-09 (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 bymovies, 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