Date: Jul 21, 2017

Location: Toronto, ON, CA, M5B 1B8

At Rogers we’re for supporting you on a journey to a rewarding career. Whether you’re a developer, an analyst, or a customer care consultant, Rogers is the place where ideas become reality. We embrace change, and find ways to do better. And we deliver on that commitment by fostering an environment of passion and innovation for all people.

 

We are launching national newscasts on OMNI Television across the Canada, to deliver compelling multilingual relevant content to Canadians.  As an experienced news professional, you know what content our viewers want and how to deliver compelling stories.  As a proven innovator, you know how to emphasize creativity over tradition. 

 

OMNI is looking for a relentless and innovative journalist capable of using traditional and non-traditional mediums to find stories of national interest from across the country. Reporting to the Supervising Producer, this Assignment Editor will demonstrate sound editorial judgment and exceptional communication skills that will produce engaging content.

 

Your Role:

  • Generate compelling story ideas through knowledgeable contacts, particularly in the South Asian and Chinese communities
  • Respond to breaking news situations quickly and accurately
  • Assign camera and editing assignments across all regions
  • Coordinate reporters, cameras, live eyes and other news-gathering personnel
  • Liaise with producers and reporters across the country along with CityNews Assignment Desks to ensure work efficiencies
  • Coordinate feeding of footage, packaged segments and other materials from external sources
  • Work various shifts, including evenings and weekends
  • Be plugged into social media and social trends, and possess the knowledge to use it to chase potential stories and investigate news tips

 

Your Skills:

  • Ability to speak Cantonese, Mandarin or Punjabi is a strong asset
  • Excellent knowledge of the cultural and political landscape of Toronto and the Greater Toronto Area, as well as national news and international news with a focus on the Chinese and South Asian communities
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Proven ability to work well in a team environment
  • Ability to juggle multiple tasks and deliver under tight deadlines
  • Strong editorial judgment
  • Relevant degree/diploma from a recognized post-secondary institution
  • Personality to build and maintain relationships with vital sources
  • Ability to be flexible in a changing work environment
  • Strong working knowledge of the Greater Toronto Area (highways, roads and back routes)

 

 
Schedule: Full Time
Shift: Variable
Length of Contract: Not Applicable (Regular Position)
Work Location: 33 Dundas St. East (909), Toronto, ON 
Travel Requirements: None
Posting Category/Function: Broadcasting & News
Requisition ID: 106085
 
WHY ROGERS?
 
As a proud Canadian company, we're dedicated to making things easier for our customers. We’ve been embracing and leading change for over 50-years, and we’ll continue to seek out new opportunities to bring our customers simple solutions for today and tomorrow.
 
We recognize that success is determined by the strength and diversity of our people. We work together because we want to win together, and these five shared values guide and define our work:
 
  1. Simplify and innovate
  2. Take ownership of the what and the how
  3. Equip people to succeed
  4. Execute with discipline and pride
  5. Talk straight, build trust, and over deliver
 
Why Rogers?  Because your tomorrow inspires our today.
 
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.
 
Posting Notes:  Media || Canada (CA) || ON || Toronto || SF:LI; SF:LI-ND1 ||

 

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