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Video Journalist

Rogers Wireless is seeking collaborative, digital-first team members committed to keeping Canadians connected. As Canada's market leader, Rogers Wireless offers a range of specialized plans, products, and services through its three wireless brands: Rogers, Fido, and chatr. We are proudly paving the way for the future of wireless innovation on the country's largest and most reliable 5G network. Come build a rewarding career at Rogers and be a driving force behind our success story!

Are you passionate about storytelling and local news? Do you have the skills required for working in a modern, multi-platform, continuous news operation, with an aptitude and desire to learn more?  Are you a creative, solution-oriented thinker?  Do you have the courage to find new ways to tell the story, no matter the platform? Then CityNews is looking for you. We have an opening for a next level full time video journalist position on the dynamic CityNews Montreal team.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Pitches fresh, original stories

  • Shoots, edits, reports and presents news stories on all platforms - including continuous posting to website, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and other platforms, throughout the shift to engage audience 

  • 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 - including LIVE on social media platforms

  • Generates compelling story ideas and knowledgeable contacts and responds to breaking news situations quickly and accurately

  • Generates compelling multi-media content

  • Posts to digital throughout the day and writes articles for web content

  • Be fluent in social media trends with personal accounts and the knowledge to use it to generate stories and ideas

 

Qualifications:

  • Proven experience generating powerful, credible original content

  • Proven experience operating a video camera and editing to deadlines

  • Relevant degree / diploma from a recognized post-secondary institution

  • A person who relentlessly pursues a story beyond the headline

  • A person who’s not afraid to push for answers

  • A person who truly understands multi-platform coverage and doesn’t feel bound by the confines of a typical Television reporter package

  • A person who won’t let a dead end stop them from producing a compelling story

  • Excellent knowledge of the cultural and political landscape of the city

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • Proven ability to work well in a team environment

  • Must be able to multi-task, deliver great content under tight deadlines and work well under pressure

  • Ability to be flexible in a changing work environment

  • Ability to consistently generate original content ideas

  • Must be available to work evenings and weekends

  • On air experience and live presentation experience

  • Knowledge of Wordpress an asset

  • A full drivers license

 

 

 

 

Schedule: Part time
Shift: Variable
Length of Contract: Not Applicable (Regular Position)
Work Location: 1200, avenue McGill College (179), Montreal, QC
Travel Requirements: Up to 10%
Posting Category/Function: Broadcasting & On-Air Talent
Requisition ID: 300761

 

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: 

Montreal, QC, 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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