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Assignment Producer

 

Are you ready to take your career to new heights and be a part of a dynamic team at Rogers Sports & Media? We believe in creativity, innovation, and collaboration in everything we do, and we are looking for people who share this mindset to join us. With a monthly reach of 30 million Canadians, you can help shape the future of sports, news, e-commerce, and entertainment. At Rogers, we value diversity and inclusivity and believe that every voice matters. Join us today and be a part of a team that is redefining the future of media.

 

Are you passionate about news? Feeling boxed in by traditional storytelling styles? Do you want to help build the next generation of news gathering teams? CityNews has an exciting opportunity for you. We are looking for an Assignment Producer to join the team in Calgary

 

What you will be doing:

  • Take a lead role in making sure content is produced to meet audience needs for each platform

  • Take a lead role in vetting content to make sure it meets editorial standards

  • Write and edit stories for newscast and digital platforms

  • Assign news stories when needed

  • Collaborate with editorial, digital and operations teams in Calgary and markets across Canada to make sure all the content is produced and posted for each platform

  • Support and communicate with field teams

  • Contribute to/help generate story ideas and pitches

 

What you will bring:

  • You will have an eye for great content and know what works for digital, radio and broadcast.

  • You have an aptitude for the technical requirements of bringing a show to air.

  • You are passionate about Canada and all of its diverse communities and cultures. And you understand Calgary’s unique place in the Alberta and Canadian landscape.

  • You have strong editorial judgement and know how to vet stories for different platforms

  • You embrace innovation and new technology, and are constantly exploring new ideas and approaches to content and production

  • You are an excellent communicator, especially in pressure situations.

  • You are a great teammate who works well on their own and as part of a team

  • News never stops and neither do you. You must be willing to work evening and weekends when needed.


Schedule: Full time
Shift: Variable
Length of Contract: Not Applicable (Regular Position)
Work Location: 535 7th Avenue Sout West (811), Calgary, AB
Travel Requirements: Up to 10%
Posting Category/Function: Broadcasting & News
Requisition ID: 303935

 

At Rogers, we believe the key to a strong business, is a diverse workforce where equity and inclusion are core to making everyone feel like they belong. We do this by embracing our diversity, celebrating our different perspectives, and working towards creating environments that empower our people to bring their whole selves to work. Everyone who applies for a job will be considered. We recognize the business value in creating a workplace where each team member has the tools to reach their full potential by removing any barriers for equal participation. We work with our candidates who are experiencing a disability throughout the recruitment process to ensure that they have what they need to be at their best. Please reach out to our recruiters and hiring managers to begin a conversation about how we can ensure that you deliver your best work. You matter to us! For any questions, please visit the Recruitment Process FAQ.  

 

Successful candidates will be required to complete a background check as part of the hiring process.
 
Posting Notes:  Rogers Sports & Media

 

 

 

Location: 

Calgary, AB, CA

Being a Rogers team member comes with some great perks & benefits including:

· Health & well-being benefits
· Donation matching
· Paid time off for volunteering
· Wealth Accumulation including: Pension plan & Employee stock options
· Generous employee discounts
· Leadership development, Mentorship, and Coaching programs

*available for full-time and part-time permanent employees, some restrictions apply

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