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News Producer - Global News Saskatoon

Corus Entertainment

Corus Entertainment

Saskatoon, SK, Canada
Posted on Tuesday, February 13, 2024

News Producer - Global News Saskatoon

Saskatoon, SK, Canada Req #3445
Monday, February 12, 2024

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.

Our culture and our people are what make us, US.

We have a passion to connect with the world around us: to express, to share, to be part of people's lives. Our award-winning culture is an expression of who we are, what we do, and how we thrive. Our values describe our culture in action. They outline how we achieve our goals, work together, engage with partners, and interact in our communities. At Corus, we Win Together, Think Beyond, Make it Happen, Learn Every Day and Show We Care.

Ready to join US?

Division: Global News Saskatoon
Work Status: Full-time
Location: Saskatoon, SK (Onsite)

About the Role:

Global Saskatoon’s News Department is currently seeking a full-time News Producer to join its team. Reporting to the News and Television Operations Manager – Saskatoon, the successful candidate may be required to work a variety of shifts and perform a variety of duties. This is a Group 4 position under the current Collective Agreement.

You will contribute by:

  • Gathering information, interviews, and other pieces to compile news content.
  • Generating original and relevant story/segment ideas.
  • Collaborating with Assignment Editor and other members of the news team to select and prioritize content.
  • Creating graphic elements for finished news content.
  • Liaising with the production team to keep technical standards high.
  • Writing, producing, editing, and posting content with multiple deadlines daily for both broadcast and online.
  • Contributing to the planning of future coverage, including lining up interviews and shoots.
  • Available to work weekdays, evenings, and weekends.
  • Producing as required.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Skills and Experience you will bring:

  • Post-secondary education in Journalism/Broadcasting/Broadcast Technology from a recognized institution
  • Understanding of how major news organizations are employing a wide range of digital platforms and formats.
  • Strong writing and storytelling skills.
  • Willingness to adapt to rapidly changing technology and workflows.
  • Working knowledge of new media tools and technologies (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc.), and related applications.
  • Ability to handle the demands and pressure of multiple, daily online and broadcast deadlines in a high-tech environment.
  • Proven abilities as a team player with a positive attitude.
  • Self-starter with good communication skills.
  • Familiarity with Canadian Press style and WordPress would be considered assets.
  • Must work well under pressure, possess a desire to be the best, and have a positive can-do attitude.
  • A valid driver’s license and clean driver's abstract preferred.

Application Deadline: February 23, 2024

Every day, we work hard to become an even more diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace that supports the well-being of our people and makes a positive difference in our communities. Want to learn more? Have a look at our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Action Plan and Sustainability Report for more information on our approach to People, Planet and Responsibility.

We want our workforce to reflect the full diversity of communities across Canada.

We are committed to providing an accessible experience for candidates of all abilities. Please let your recruiter or the hiring manager know if you require any adjustments throughout the recruitment process or email us in confidence at

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