Anchor - CityNews Ottawa

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 the lives of 30 million 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.
 

This role has been posted in locations where we have a Rogers corporate site. We encourage qualified candidates from across the country to apply who can reasonably commute  to one of these locations.

 

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!

 

We’re looking for a full-time afternoon news anchor! 

CityNews 101.1 is a small and mighty team in Ottawa and we are  looking for someone who can connect with our listeners on air and online!  The news division of Rogers Sports and Media includes CityNews 101.1, CityNews on TV and OMNI TV – we work as one dynamic team to deliver the most up to date and trusted information.  

What you will do…

  • You will be a part of a dedicated and hard-working team to craft and deliver newscasts in studio on Ottawa and the Valley’s #1 choice for breaking news, traffic and weather
  • You’ll anchor the afternoon show and be the voice of what is important to people who live in Ottawa and the Valley
  • You’ll be well versed in the  digital sphere and know how to create amazing moments both on air and online

What you will bring…

  • People rely on CityNews 101.1 now more than ever, so we need a dependable, smart, news junkie who loves working in a team environment.
  • The successful candidate will have experience reading newscasts in a live environment, a background in reporting, and a honed newswriting style. 
  • You follow CityNews 101.1 on its digital platforms and have ideas for its growth
  • A desire to win and grow the brand  
  • You can roll with the speed and unpredictability of breaking news and thrive in an environment where no day is the same!
  • People can count on you to bring your best every day and be a leader for the team

Here’s what you can expect in return:

  • A manager who deeply cares about your development and long-term career at Rogers
  • A team that trusts each other and wants to win together
  • Smart and accomplished colleagues who are focused on both the “what” and the “how”
  • 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
 
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: Full time
Shift: Day
Length of Contract: Not Applicable (Regular Position)
Work Location: 2001 Thurston Drive (089), Ottawa, ON 
Travel Requirements: None
Posting Category/Function: Broadcasting & On-Air Talent
Requisition ID: 224240
 
Posting Notes:  Rogers Sports & Media 

 

 

 

Location: 

Ottawa, ON, 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

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