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TV Producer -ET Canada

Toronto, ON, Canada Req #798
Tuesday, July 14, 2020
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.

ET Canada is currently looking for a creative, dynamic TV Producer to fill a 1-year maternity leave position. We are looking for someone who can add a fresh new spin on daily entertainment news stories. The ideal candidate is a pop culture enthusiast, loves both TV and Movies, has at least 3-5 years field producing / interviewing experience and is able to handle the pressure of chasing, writing and supervising the edit of multiple stories a day. If you are passionate about all things celebrity, then we encourage you to apply to become one of our contract producers here in Toronto.

Producer

About the Role


You will be reporting to ET Canada's Supervising Producer and be responsible for assisting the news / features department on generating story ideas, paper edits and overseeing your stories in post-production.

Responsibilities:

  • Generate content for broadcast / online.

  • Assist in a daily chase of guests and visual material for the show.

  • Write and supervise the edit of multiple stories each day.

  • Write and produce web, text and social-media versions of news stories if needed.

  • Field produce stories, specials and interview guests.

  • Stay on top of breaking entertainment news.

About You

Key Skills/Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 3 years experience as a network Television Producer, entertainment news writer or similar position.

  • Love pop culture, TV, movies, entertainment and current events.

  • Have a working knowledge of Twitter, Facebook, YouTube etc...

  • Strong writing, research, chasing and communication skills.

  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight daily deadlines.

  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to work independently, as well as take direction.

  • A post-secondary degree in television or broadcasting would be an asset.


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 pretty unique - and amazing - place to work. 

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