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CHEK Media Group Ltd.
Victoria, BC

Digital News Editor - Weekends

CHEK is looking for a highly competitive and experienced part-time digital news editor to help develop and champion its digital first strategy. If you live and breathe breaking news, thrive on audience engagement and want to play a leading role in a fiercely independent and forward thinking newsroom, we’d love to hear from you.


The position is for 16 hours per week, Saturdays and Sundays. From time to time the successful applicant will back up the weekday Digital News Editor.


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


In 2016, CHEK won the RTDNA award for best medium market newscast in Canada.




·         Experienced multimedia journalist

·         Relevant post secondary diploma or degree

·         Resourceful

·         Self starter – with ideas

·         Excels under pressure

·         Video editing and graphics skills an asset




·         Responsible for creation and editing of on-line content and social media

  • Mine social media and data sources to surface stories first

·         Work with news team to ensure content is customized for maximize value on each platform

·         Help develop and implement strategies to grow distribution on current and emerging social media

·         Work with digital team in redevelopment of website and app

·         Analyze digital metrics


This is a new position reporting to news director and digital manager, Rob Germain.


Please submit a resume and covering letter by Sept. 22, 2017 to:

Peggy Heyer, Human Resource Manager

CHEK Media Group

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Additional Details

Category: Television
CHEK Media Group Ltd.
780 Kings Rd.
Victoria, BC, CA
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Posted: Sep 07, 2017
Closing: Sep 22, 2017
Type: Part-time
Experience: Intermediate

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