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Job order - J0414-0686 - Full-time
Title Anchor/Producer
Category zProgramming (Shaw TV)
City Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada

Job Description Anchor/Producer

Shaw is a family-oriented, Canadian owned business with over 14,000 employees across the country, providing services to more than 3 million customers with top quality cable TV, Internet, digital phone, direct-to-home satellite services, and programming including Global Television and 19 of the country's most popular specialty channels.

At Shaw we believe a diverse workforce fosters diversity of thought and perspective, and more diversity means more solutions. We invite all qualified individuals to apply.

Career Opportunity: Anchor/Producer

Global BC, a division of Shaw Media is looking for a Permanent, Full-time Anchor/Producer, located in Burnaby, British Columbia. This position will report to the Global BC News Director.

The successful candidate will be responsible for anchoring, writing, producing and delivering news content on Global BC and BC1 newscasts as needed.

Accountabilities/ Responsibilities:
• Anchor Global BC's market leading 5pm Early Newscast, as well as other newscasts on Global BC and BC1, as required;
• Write news copy for on-air and online, including newsbreaks, story leads and bumpers for news programs;
• General assignment reporting, segment producing and live hits as required for Global BC and BC1;
• Initiate and monitor story development, and maintain quality of production;
• Monitor all news sources, including feeds, wires and social media;
• Chase breaking news stories - including coordination of live coverage and setting up interviews for broadcast; facilitating pictures and video for online coverage;
• Communicate breaking or changing news situations with online and other show producers and anchors;
• Assist in the coordination of reporters, editors and cameras when necessary;
• This position will contribute content for the Global BC website;
• Position may involve a variety or shifts including early mornings, evenings and regular weekends.

Required Skills, Experience and Qualifications:
• Degree or diploma in Broadcast Journalism from a recognized institution;
• At least 5 years' experience anchoring and reporting for a newscast in a major market;
• Experience anchoring live breaking news and performing live hits as a reporter and/or anchor;
• Proven ability to write accurate, concise, creative broadcast copy and put together news line ups;
• Experience meeting multiple deadlines for broadcast and online;
• Ability to develop sources, contacts and research original stories;
• Willingness to adapt to rapidly changing technology and new online skills in a multi-faceted digital news operation;
• Should be familiar with current state of online news reporting and publishing;
• Familiarity and ease in using Facebook, Twitter and other forms of social media;
• Must have excellent people skills with the ability to work independently, effectively and cooperatively in a team environment;
• Represent the company at various community and charity events.

This is a group 5 position under the current collective agreement.

If you value a workplace that promotes accountability, exemplifies loyalty, never compromises integrity and has a strong social conscience then start your career with us by applying now.

We thank all interested applicants; however, only qualified candidates will be contacted.

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