Producer - CityNews

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Date: Mar 25, 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.

 

CityNews Toronto is looking for a full-time producer to oversee the production of our weekend 6 o’clock newscast and contribute to our flagship programs during the week.

 

The successful candidate will work in a collaborative newsroom and have the freedom to create and innovate on a daily basis.

 

About you:

You’re dialed-in to what people are talking about in Toronto. You have exceptional editorial skills, can lead a team as news breaks and enjoy coaching, motivating and mentoring. Crafting smart and snappy broadcast copy is second-nature. You thrive when learning new technology and are determined to evolve with our newsroom in this rapidly changing industry. You understand Toronto – and can talk about the characters, neighbourhoods and stories that make this city great.

 

 

The day-to-day:

  • Lead an editorial team in producing the weekend 6 o’clock newscasts in Toronto
  • Assign weekend reporters and associate producers to chase, write and produce stories relevant to our audience
  • Vet scripts and craft a compelling show while ensuring our coverage stands apart from the competition
  • Play a critical role in supporting our weekday newscasts by owning the rollout of stories with reporters, writing copy, crafting promos and contributing content to our digital platforms
  • Work with newsroom management to execute CityNews strategy
  • Pitch and contribute to creative brainstorms and story meetings
  • Lead special projects (ex. elections)
  • Lead & participate in post-production meetings and feedback sessions
  • Be a role model for the newsroom, exemplifying journalistic excellence

 

What you have:

  • Minimum 8 years of TV news producing or reporting experience
  • Experience with live control-room production
  • Ability to work individually and part of a team
  • Creative vision and keen editorial judgment
  • Superior writing, organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Exceptional communication skills
Schedule: Full time
Shift: Day
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: 150912
 
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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