Reporter Reporter

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CHCH-TV is one of Canada’s leading local heritage stations with a strong commitment to quality news programming serving the dynamic and rapidly growing regions of Hamilton, Halton and Niagara. We have an immediate opportunity for a Full-Time Reporter.

 

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

 

  • Gather, write and present accurate and engaging news stories for broadcast and digital
  • Generate enterprise story ideas
  • Report live on camera from the field and studio
  • Conduct research
  • Develop and maintain contacts
  • Other duties as required

 

The ideal candidate must:

 

  • Submit a demo reel exhibiting major-market excellence in journalism and presentation skills
  • Possess a broadcast diploma or equivalent
  • Possess at least two years of news reporting experience in broadcast and digital platforms
  • Be comfortable with social media and multimedia reporting
  • Demonstrate strong spelling and grammar skills
  • Be prepared to work various shifts
  • Have a valid drivers license and a clean driving record
  • Have a working knowledge of ENPS or similar production systems
  • Have familiarity with the currents events and newsmakers of Hamilton, Halton, and Niagara

 

 

Posting Date:  October 5, 2021

 

Application Deadline:  5:00 pm, October 19, 2021

 

Union position in Function Group G.1, Wage Classification Rate 10 

 

Please send your resume and demo-reel in confidence to hr@chch.com quoting reference # CHCH-R-2021-10

(No Phone Calls Please)

 

Please be aware that we are in the process of developing a workplace COVID-19 vaccine policy. In the future, we may ask for proof of COVID-19 vaccination. Accommodations for exemptions will be considered.

 

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.