On-Air Talent/Producer/News Writer

Date: Jul 10, 2019

Location: Calgary, AB, CA, T2P 0Y4

At Rogers, we connect Canadians to a world of possibilities and the memorable moments that matter most in their lives. Every day we wake up with one purpose in mind. To bring loved ones together from across the globe. To connect people to each other and the world around them. To help an entrepreneur realize her dream. A sports fan celebrate a special moment.

Because we believe connections unite us, possibilities fuels us, and moments define us.

 

Calgary – On-Air Talent/Producer/News Writer – Breakfast Television

 

Breakfast Television, Canada’s longest-running morning show on Citytv, is looking for a smart, hard-working and self-motivated on-air personality capable of writing and producing a balanced morning newscast.  The successful candidate will be capable of using traditional and non-traditional media to provide industry-leading coverage.  Reporting to the Supervising Producer, he or she will demonstrate exceptional editorial skills while producing compelling news content to inform and engage our morning audience.  

 

What you’ll be doing:

 

  • Daily on-air presentation of news stories
  • Compiling of local and other news stories into brief, comprehensive newscasts
  • Providing clear instruction to edit to put together news packs
  • Working closely with the night side CityNews team to establish the news of the day
  • Writing scripts daily
  • Working closely with the Supervising Producer to establish tone and direction
  • Chasing, booking and interviewing news guests for broadcast
  • Hours are 3am-11am.

Experience Required:

 

  • Minimum 3 years on-air broadcast news experience
  • Ability to work (with) autonomously
  • Creative vision and keen editorial judgment
  • Superior writing, organizational and interpersonal skills
  • A willingness to embrace, adopt and adapt to new technology
  • Social media and web skillset an asset
  • Control and field production experience an asset
  • A broadcast journalism diploma or equivalent experience
  • Shift work required
  • Sound communication skills

Please send your resume and demo tape to:

 

Laura Reiter
Executive Producer
Laura.Reiter@rci.rogers.com
 

Schedule: Full time
Shift: Day
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 & On-Air Talent
Requisition ID: 151198
 
Together, we'll make more possible, and these six shared values guide and define our work:
 
  1. Our people are at the heart of our success
  2. Our customers come first. They inspire everything we do
  3. We do what’s right, each and every day
  4. We believe in the power of new ideas
  5. We work as one team, with one vision
  6. We give back to our communities and protect our environment
 

What makes us different makes us stronger. Rogers has a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. 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. At Rogers, we value the insights and innovation that diverse teams bring to work. We work with our candidates with disabilities 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 can also reach out to our team at RogersRecruiting@rci.rogers.com to begin a conversation about your individual accessibility needs throughout the hiring process.

 
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