Date: November 3, 2017
Position Title: Journalist (Eastern Ontario Hub Editor)
Division: Current Affairs and Documentaries
Reports to: Executive Producer, Digital
Salary range: $56,200.56 - $70,626.92
Location: Kingston, Ontario
As the technological extension of Ontario’s public education system, TVO’s vision is to create a better world through the power of learning. TVO provides learning opportunities for Ontarians through innovative educational products, in-depth current affairs, groundbreaking documentaries, and award-winning TVOKids resources both inside and outside the classroom. TVO is funded primarily by the Province of Ontario and is a registered charity supported by sponsors and thousands of donors. For more information, visit tvo.org.
The successful candidate creates daily editorial content as a member of the Current Affairs digital team, and helps ensure the quality, accuracy and consistency of tone of the department’s work, within editorial and brand guidelines and to the highest standards of journalistic and technical excellence. This position will be based in Kingston, Ont., and will focus on covering eastern Ontario for a province-wide audience.
The ideal candidate will bring finely honed editorial judgment, top-notch skills in both copyediting and substantive editing as well as writing, and have experience working in a team in a daily online news environment. Familiarity with emerging technology and a thorough knowledge of current trends and innovations in digital media are required.
Under the overall responsibility of the Executive Producer, Digital, the Journalist pitches and creates daily content and longer-term editorial projects, and is part of a cross-functional digital team. The person in this role helps to ensure that all digital editorial projects are delivered on time and within scope while adhering to TVO’s standards and ethics. You will work with the Social Media Specialist to share and promote Current Affairs and Documentaries content (both current and from the archive), ensure that website content adheres to the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), and work collaboratively with broadcast and documentary teams to ensure seamless execution of cross-department, multi-platform content. You will also assist broadcast and documentary teams in generating story ideas, including making suggestions for interviews and establishing contacts.
Other tasks as required:
Qualified candidates are invited to submit a current resume by the stated date at 5:00 p.m.
For additional information about TVO, please visit our website at TVO.org.
TVO is an equal opportunity employer and will endeavour to accommodate job applicants with disabilities through the People and Culture office. Upon request, all job postings will be made available in alternative format.TVO is committed to achieve a skilled workforce reflective of the population of Ontario.
We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.