Associate Producer - Crime Beat Toronto

Toronto, ON, Canada Req #2980
Wednesday, February 15, 2023

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Division: Global News Toronto
Work Status: Temporary Full-time (6 Month Contract)
Location: Toronto, ON – Don Mills (Hybrid)

About the Role:

Global News Toronto is looking for an Associate Producer based out of Toronto. Reporting to the Executive Producer of Crime Beat, you will be responsible for assisting in all aspects of producing content for Global News’ true crime doc series Crime Beat. This is a Group 2 position in the current Collective agreement.

You'll be working on things like:

  • Researching story ideas and content for full length true crime episodes
  • Chase producing and pre-interviewing subjects
  • Obtaining court documents
  • Finding compelling archive footage
  • Location scouting
  • Organizing files, overseeing transcription and helping identify great clips
  • Organizing interview and image release forms
  • Updating digital platform episode content
  • Coordinating episode promotional elements
  • Script and produce content from episodes for local and national newscasts and web - including updating, rewriting and refreshing information as necessary
  • Write and post content to various online platforms through social media
  • Scheduling field crews
  • Other duties as required 

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

  • A job-related degree or diploma from a recognized post-secondary institution is required
  • Previous experience working in a newsroom environment in an editorial capacity
  • Proven experience working with long form content
  • A strong news sense, with an ability to recognize, chase and help develop compelling episodes
  • The ability to make quick, informed decisions and handle the demands and pressure of producing long form documentary series for TV
  • Excellent news writing skills, with the ability to write accurate, concise and creative copy for live newscasts; and
  • Comprehensive computer knowledge, including knowledge of leading-edge newsroom management systems (eg. ENPS) and editing programs
  • Proficient in the use of online and social media tools, including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
  • Excellent communication skills, and a high level of comfort with working independently
  • Excellent and demonstrated organizational skills
  • Flexibility to work evenings, and weekends if required

Application Deadline: March 1, 2023

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Other details

  • Job Family PD-Production
  • Job Function 02-Media/Communications Creative & Design
  • Pay Type Salary
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