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Date: June 23, 2020
Position Title: Assistant Editor, (Digital Media Producer I)
(12-month contract opportunity)
Company : TVO
Division: Current Affairs and Documentaries
Reports To: Executive Producer, Digital
Salary Range: $56,762.68 – $71,333.08
Location: Toronto, Yonge & Eglinton (on the Yonge subway line)
Since 1970, TVO has existed to ignite the potential in everyone through the power of learning. Through impactful digital education products, in-depth current affairs, thought-provoking TVO Original documentaries, and award-winning TVOkids content, we prepare Ontarians for success in school and life.
A digital learning and media organization, TVO is funded primarily by the Province of Ontario, and is a registered charity supported by thousands of sponsors and donors.
Find and follow us on: YouTube (@TVO), Twitter (@TVO), Facebook (@TVO), and Instagram (@WeAreTVO).
The Assistant Editor creates daily editorial content 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.
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, you will pitch and create daily content and longer-term editorial projects, and work as part of a cross-functional digital team. You will help to ensure that all digital editorial projects are delivered on time and within scope while adhering to TVO’s standards and ethics.
The successful candidate will work with other Editors on TVO.org content, with the Social Media Specialist to share and promote Current Affairs and Documentaries content (both current and from the archive), ensuring that website content adheres to the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), and will 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.
Qualified candidates are invited to submit a current resume by July 7, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.
For Additional information about TVO please check out our website at TVO.org to access all of our web properties.
TVO is an equal opportunity employer and will endeavour to accommodate job applicants with disabilities through the People & Culture Division. Upon request, all job postings will be made available in alternative format.
At TVO, we believe that the diversity of our team strengthens our ability to develop creative solutions and products that are reflective of Ontarians.
We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.