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  • George Lessard
    ABORIGINAL PEOPLES TELEVISION NETWORK Video Journalist (VJ) � Yellowknife Location: Yellowknife, Northwest Territories Category: Television Website:
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      ABORIGINAL PEOPLES TELEVISION NETWORK
      Video Journalist (VJ) � Yellowknife
      Location: Yellowknife, Northwest Territories
      Category: Television
      Website: www.aptn.ca
      Job Code: N/A
      Date Posted: Jul 31, 2008

      http://www.mediajobsearchcanada.com/job_view_print.asp?jobID=7735

      Tags: Video Journalist, News, Camera, Interviews,

      COMPETITION NUMBER 07/08-33

      POSTING
      Video Journalist (VJ) – Yellowknife



      APTN National News/Current Affairs has a career opportunity for an
      experienced individual who will be responsible for submitting daily
      stories for APTN National News by gathering, writing and packaging reports
      to the Winnipeg Production Centre on time and within budget.





      Key Responsibilities:

      • Writing, shooting, editing and delivering stories, copy and other news
      items for broadcast on APTN National News/Current Affairs
      • Providing daily story ideas, receive assignments and evaluate leads
      • Gathering, researching and verifying information for story content
      • Shooting video and editing packs for same day delivery
      • Appearing on camera when conducting interviews; doing stand-ups and
      narration; giving live reports from the site of events; and writing
      stories, intros, and extros
      • Ensuring that expenditures remain within budget limits and are reported
      promptly and accurately
      • Maintaining office inventory requirements




      Requirements

      • Minimum of one year experience in meeting the deadlines of daily news
      in television
      • A journalism degree, certificate or equivalent experience
      • As an on-air representative of Canada’s Aboriginal Peoples – must be of
      First Nations, Métis or Inuit ancestry
      • Must be able to articulate social, economic and cultural issues
      relevant to Aboriginal communities
      • Team player: reliable, responsible, and take pride in your work
      • Ability to travel
      • A valid driver’s license is required




      As this position is part of a bargaining unit, the successful candidate
      will operate under the collective agreement with the Canadian Media Guild.

      Remuneration: DOQ/DOE, plus Northern Allowance



      Please provide a demo tape of you delivering a newscast, a paragraph
      stating how you would focus and visualize a current Aboriginal story of
      your choice, and your resume quoting the competition number and where you
      saw this ad, by 3 p.m. (CST), Wednesday, August 20, 2008, to:



      Human Resources
      Aboriginal Peoples Television Network
      339 Portage Avenue
      Winnipeg, MB
      R3B 2C3
      Fax: (204) 943-2368
      E-Mail: careers@...

      Application Deadline: Aug 20, 2008

      We thank all applicants who respond, but only those selected for an
      interview will be contacted.

      Please mention that you saw this Ad on MJSC, Thanks.
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