Video Journalist (Part Time)

Date: Dec 30, 2020

Location: Calgary, AB, CA, T2P 0Y4

Come play a key role in building the future of Sports & Media! Everyone wants to be part of a transformational team – and that’s exactly what we’re building at Rogers Sports & Media. A team that innovates and a team that wins.

At Rogers Sports & Media we are committed to creating and growing teams that are digital-first, fast-moving and bold-thinking and are focused on delivering impact with everything they do. Our impressive collection of assets includes media properties, sports teams, sports events & production, venues, e-commerce platforms and a close connection with our Connected Home and Wireless team. Collectively, we touch 30 million of Canadians every month!

Not only is our business strong, but so is our culture. We genuinely care about each other and working in an environment that allows each of us to bring our best authentic selves to work. That starts with our firm commitment to a diverse, inclusive and safe workplace. We’re also dedicated to giving back by using our media megaphone to help Canadians who need it most. Our team is All IN on diversity and inclusion – find out more at www.allinforequity.ca.

As we grow our team, the well-being of our team members remains our top priority. To ensure the health and safety of our team members, including those in the recruitment process, our team members are working from home, and are equipped to do so safely and efficiently.

Are you up for the challenge and the fun?  If so, consider the following opportunity!

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 their dream. A sports fan celebrate a special moment.
Because we believe connections unite us, possibilities fuels us, and moments define us.

Are you up for the challenge and the fun??  If so, consider the following opportunity!
We’re looking for a Part Time Video Journalist

What you will do…

  • Gathers and verifies factual information regarding stories through interview, observation, and research
  • Shoots and edits video material for news coverage
  • Organizes material and writes engaging, relevant and concise news stories under tight deadlines according to prescribed editorial style and format standards
  • Presents scripted and unscripted coverage live on-air and on other media platforms from remote locations and/or in-studio environment 
  • Generates compelling story ideas and knowledgeable contacts and responds to breaking news situations quickly and accurately
  • Generates compelling multi-media and radio content for 660News and 660citynews.com
  • Be fluent in social media trends with a personal Twitter/Instagram/TikTok account and the knowledge to use it to generate stories and ideas

What you will bring…

  • Proven experience generating powerful, credible original content and telling a compelling story
  • On air experience
  • Proven experience operating a video camera/mobijournalism equipment and editing to deadlines is an asset
  • The ability to relentlessly pursues a story beyond the headline
  • A solid understanding of multi-platform coverage and doesn’t feel bound by the confines of a typical Television reporter package
  • Excellent knowledge of the cultural and political landscape of the city
  • Proven ability to work well in a team environment
  • Ability to be flexible in a changing work environment
  • Availability to work evenings and weekends

Here’s what you can expect in return:

  • A competitive salary and benefits that include access to our Employee Share Accumulation Program, Retirement Benefits and a variety of other perks including 50% off Rogers services and Blue Jays tickets
  • A manager who deeply cares about your development and long-term career at Rogers
  • A team that trusts and wants to win together
  • Smart and accomplished colleagues who are focused on both the “what” and the “how” 
  • Flexibility to work from home even after the pandemic ends 
  • Your choice of hardware and software (iPhone or Android/Mac or PC etc.) 
  • As we grow our team, the well-being of our team members remains our top priority. To ensure the health and safety of our team members, including those in the recruitment process, our team members are working from home, and are equipped to do so safely and efficiently
     

 

 

 
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 matter to us! For any questions, please visit the Rogers FAQ.

Schedule: Part time
Shift: Variable
Length of Contract: Not Applicable (Regular Position)
Work Location: 535 7th Avenue Sout West (811), Calgary, AB 
Travel Requirements: Up to 25%
Posting Category/Function: Broadcasting & News
Requisition ID: 174117
 
Posting Notes:  Media 


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