Video Journalist

  • Part Time
  • Ontario
  • Applications have closed

Website CHCH TV

CHCH News is a multiplatform news organization based in Hamilton

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 a part-time Video Journalist.

CHCH News is a multiplatform organization serving the dynamic and rapidly growing regions of Hamilton, Halton, and Niagara. We genuinely care about our community and about working in an environment that allows each of us to bring our best selves to work.

Key Responsibilities and Duties: 

  • Gather, shoot, edit, and present insightful, accurate, and engaging news stories for broadcast and digital
  • Generate local and regional on-air content for our TV shows and for digital platforms
  • Shoot video, take photos, and report news as it happens, including live TV
  • Identify multimedia storytelling opportunities while covering events that will enhance the station’s coverage and content across all platforms
  • Operate ENG equipment and accessories for news gathering
  • Develop story ideas for inclusion in news shows
  • Develop and maintain contacts
  • Other duties as requiredMust be available to work weekends as well as select overnight and weekday shifts
  • Additional backup shift opportunities for candidates with Writer, Lineup Editor and Producer experience

Qualifications and Skills: 

  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
  • At least one year of experience as a video journalist, with live television news experience
  • A working knowledge of Adobe Premiere Pro would be an asset
  • A degree or diploma in Journalism or a relevant field is required.
  • Strong interviewing, writing, and editing skills
  • Possess a demonstrable history of working in various social media platforms
  • A working knowledge of ENPS would be an asset
  • Superior organizational, spelling, and grammar skills
  • Ability to work in a live broadcast environment
  • A valid driver’s license and a clean driving record

Posting Date: June 26, 2024 Application Deadline: July 10, 2024 @ 5:00 PM Union position in Function Group G.2, Wage Classification Rate 11 Please send your resume and demo-reel in confidence to hr@chch.com quoting reference # CHCH-VJ-PT-2024-06 (No Phone Calls Please)

2190015 Ontario Inc. (CHCH-TV) is a member of the Channel Zero group of companies and along with its subsidiaries, affiliates, and related companies is dedicated to diversity in its workforce .We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining qualified individuals from typically underrepresented groups; candidates may elect to self identify as a member of a designated group. We want to reflect the diversity of the many communities that we serve, and thus provide a safe and equitable opportunity for all. 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. If you require accommodations at this or any stage of the recruitment process, please inform us as soon as possible by sending an email to careers@chz.com

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. Millions more see us online on various platforms. CHCH News is produced daily out of its broadcast studio located in Hamilton, Ontario. For more information, please visit chch.com.

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