Associate Producer - Breakfast Television

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Date: Apr 15, 2019

Location: Toronto, ON, CA, M5B 1B8

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.

 

Breakfast Television is looking for a part-time Associate Producer [for a 12 month contract], capable of using traditional and non-traditional media to provide industry leading local news coverage. Reporting to the Supervising Producer, the successful candidate will demonstrate exceptional editorial skills while producing compelling news stories and interview segments.

 

What you’ll be doing:

 

  • Working as part of a team, you will create fast-paced, compelling and informative news stories airing every 15 minutes in BT news packs and other CityNews programming
  • Take ownership of news content from beginning to end
  • Source news stories from a variety of outlets to create and present strategic daily content.
  • Chase breaking news
  • Pitch, chase and produce interview segments for live TV
  • Recognize deadlines and prioritize work accordingly.
  • Ensure that content is factually and grammatically correct, and follows the designed style-guide.
  • Participate in post-production meetings and critique sessions
  • Conduct research and confirm information for stories
  • Screen and select footage from internal and external libraries and other resources
  • Various editorial and newsroom tasks as required, including feeds coordination and media operations liaison
  • Assign resources to gather news elements and create news packages
  • Other duties as required

    What you have:

  • Minimum 4 years of  TV and/or digital news producing, writing or reporting experience 
  • Ability to work individually and part of a team
  • Creative vision and keen editorial judgment
  • Superior writing, organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Control room and field production experience an asset.
  • A journalism diploma or equivalent experience
  • Early morning shift work required
  • Sound communication skills.
  • Social Media acumen

     

Schedule: Part time
Shift: Variable
Length of Contract: 12 Months
Work Location: 33 Dundas St. East (909), Toronto, ON 
Travel Requirements: None
Posting Category/Function: Broadcasting & Editorial
Requisition ID: 138215
 
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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