News Anchor / Reporter – Radio, Global News (Toronto)

25 Dockside Dr, Toronto, ON M5A 1B6, Canada ● Toronto, ON, Canada Req #2735
Friday, September 16, 2022
Are you creative, dynamic and passionate?  Do you like to think outside of the box and find new ways to achieve your goals?  Corus Entertainment has an exciting opportunity for you.  If you have a passion for excellence, and would like to work for Corus Entertainment, we encourage you to apply.

Division: Toronto Radio (640 Toronto, 900 CHML, and 980 CFPL)
Work Status: Full Time
Location: Toronto, ON - Corus Quay (Onsite)

About the Role:

Reporting to the Manager of News, the successful candidate will write and deliver regional evening newscasts for simulcast on 640 Toronto, 900 CHML, and 980 CFPL based out of our Corus Quay office in Toronto. The working hours for this role would primarily be Monday-Friday from 2pm-10pm and may on occasion require morning, day, or afternoon shifts.

You'll be working on things like:

  • Write and deliver regional evening newscasts in a professional manner for broadcast
  • Coordinate news, stories and lineups within tight timelines
  • Report through voicers, features, and talk show interview opportunities
  • Monitor competition, research and follow-up on story ideas
  • Consistently update website and social media streams
  • Conduct interviews from the desk with newsmakers
  • Provide a handoff of content for the morning run
  • Share content from press conferences and Global News TV for use in newscasts and across the Corus Radio Network
  • Flexibility to fill-in as morning and afternoon anchor, reporter or content producer
  • Other duties as required

If you have the following...we want to hear from you!

  • Previous work experience as a Reporter/Journalist is required; experience as a News Anchor is ideal
  • Strong news judgement for stories that matter to our audiences
  • Exceptional news writing, news delivery, and storytelling skills
  • Proven ability to gather and disseminate news in a timely and accurate manner
  • Digital and social media expertise, including Facebook, Instagram and Twitter
  • Passion for news and radio
  • Team player - the ability to work collaboratively in a team atmosphere
  • A positive, friendly manner and customer service approach that will enable the successful candidate to deal with challenging situations with empathy and sincerity
  • Knowledge and familiarity of the Toronto and GTA area
  • Above average computer skills – knowledge of Burli and WordPress is an asset
To Apply:
  • Submit your resume with a link to your demo of reporting or newscast content
  • Application Deadline: October 10, 2022

Why Corus?

Corus is a driving force in the media industry with a diverse portfolio of strong brands that entertain and inform audiences through great storytelling and compelling content, reaching millions of people around the world every day. 

We have a passionate drive to connect with the world around us: to express, to share, to be part of people's lives. Walk around our offices, our stations, our studios across the country and you'll feel it. You'll see it in action. 

You'll see it in the open communication and the approachability of our people. You'll see it in our care for quality work and the interest in new, creative solutions. You'll see it in how we work with external partners, and how we care about our communities. These are all core to the values we commit to living each and every day - Win Together, Think Beyond, Make It Happen, Learn Every Day, Show We Care. 
Our values describe what makes us, and our workplace pretty unique - and amazing. 

At Corus we value and actively involve the full range of what makes people unique in order to create a strong and innovative company where amazing people thrive. A company where people have the full opportunity to show their unique value and develop their potential. We strongly encourage applications from Indigenous peoples, people of colour, people with disabilities, people from all gender and sexually diverse communities and people with intersectional identities.

Corus is also committed to providing accommodations throughout the interview and employment process.  If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

How to Apply

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now'.  
*No phone calls please. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

Other details

  • Job Family PG-Programming
  • Job Function 02-Media/Communications Creative & Design
  • Pay Type Salary
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