Associate Producer - News

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Date: Sep 3, 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.

 

CityNews Toronto is looking for an Associate News Producer, capable of using traditional and non-traditional media to provide industry leading local news coverage. Reporting to the Sr Manager, Content Delivery, the successful candidate will demonstrate exceptional editorial skills while producing compelling news stories and newscasts  that inform and engage our audience.

 

  What you’ll be doing:

  • Working as part of a team, you will create fast-paced, compelling and informative news stories airing on CityNews Toronto, various other CityNews broadcasts across Canada and our digital properties.
  • Take ownership of news content from beginning to end, across all platforms
  • Source news stories from a variety of outlets to create and present strategic daily content.
  • Create and research story ideas
  • Pitch and contribute to creative brainstorms and story meetings
  • 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
  • Conduct interviews with police and other newsmakers
  • Develop network of local contacts
  • Various editorial and newsroom tasks as required, including feeds coordination and media operations liaison
  • Assign resources to gather news elements and create news packages

 

 What you have:

  • Minimum 5 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
  • Shift work required
  • Sound communication skills.
  • Social Media acumen

    

 
Schedule: Full Time
Shift: Rotating
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: 108122
 
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 ||

 

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