Part Time Temporary Chinese Reporter OMNI

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.

 

Are you up for the challenge and the fun?  If so, consider the following opportunity!

 

Are you in tune with what's important to the Chinese community in Canada?  Can you get the clips you need to report on relevant and engaging stories? Is communicating on social media second nature to you?  If so, you might be the right person for us. 

 

We produce regional and national newscasts on OMNI Television across Canada, to deliver compelling multilingual relevant content to Canadians. As an experienced news and digital 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 part-time temporary Reporter (Chinese) who is a passionate and reliable self-starter. You can work independently, but also as part of a diverse newsroom.You will be responsible for working on stories both in the studio, and out in the field for multiple media platforms.  

 

What you will do...

  • Pitch, chase, write, research and present compelling stories and segments on-air for the national and local newscasts with an emphasis on content for the Chinese community 
  • Monitor all news sources and be on top of breaking news and developing situations and assist in breaking news coverage
  • Increase OMNI’s digital footprint by creating daily news content for OMNI’s digital platforms (website, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, etc.), leverage our social media to increase brand awareness for OMNI and use social media as a promotional platform to increase digital presence and drive viewers to the channel
  • Back-fill for Anchor shifts as needed, and work multiple shifts including evenings and weekends


What you will bring...  

  • Must be fluent in Chinese, both reading, writing and speaking and familiarity with the culture, needs, and sensibilities of the Chinese community
  • Minimum of 1-2 years broadcast experience in news with strong news judgment, good writing skills, knowledge of current events, and excellent communication and people skills
  • Must be able to take direction well and willing to adapt to rapidly changing technology and new online skills in a multi-faceted digital news operation
  • Active social media presence with a demonstrated ability to produce engaging content for social media users, including on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube
  • Degree or Diploma in Digital Content Creation/Management or Broadcast Journalism or related field and/or equivalent experience an asset

As a condition of hire, all new employees will be required to provide proof of vaccinations against COVID 19. Any request for an exception under Human Rights legislation must be supported by evidence to be considered by Rogers on a case by case basis.


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Schedule: Part time
Shift: Variable
Length of Contract: No Selection
Work Location: 33 Dundas St. East (909), Toronto, ON
Travel Requirements: Up to 10%
Posting Category/Function: Broadcasting & News
Requisition ID: 268655
 
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  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 matter to us! For any questions, please visit the Rogers FAQ.
 
Posting Notes:  Rogers Sports & Media

 

 

 

Location: 

Toronto, 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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