CHEK is expanding its already significant digital presence. We are looking for a talented, innovative, digital news editor to improve on-line delivery, develop and grow our audience reach and improve interaction.

This position includes regular weekend shifts.

 

Qualifications

  • Experienced multimedia journalist.
  • Relevant post secondary diploma or degree.
  • Excels under pressure.
  • Video editing and graphics skills an asset.

 

Responsibilities

  • Lead, support and motivate a team of journalists in digital first strategy.
  • Responsible for creation and editing of on-line content and social media.
  • Work with news team to ensure content is customized for maximize value on each platform.
  • Develop and implement strategies to grow distribution on current and emerging social media.
  • Analyze digital metrics.

 

This position reports to the News Director, Scott Fee.

 

CHEK is the only independent, employee-owned television station in Canada. It has the most watched news and the highest online engagement on Vancouver Island.

Full-time employees of CHEK are expected to participate in the employee share ownership program after one year of employment.

 

Please submit a resume and covering letter by January 24 2020 to:

Peggy Heyer, Human Resource Manager
CHEK Media Group
[email protected]

CHEK News