Sportscaster

Date: Aug 20, 2019

Location: Toronto, ON, CA, M4W 1G9

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.

 

Sports reporter - 680 NEWS 

 

680 NEWS is seeking a sportscasting superstar, who can deliver both the buzz and the story behind the stats and scores. Reporting to the Program Director of Sportsnet 590 The FAN, this talented individual will play an important role as a key member of 680 NEWS morning show.

 

Responsibilities

  • Provide sportscasts for Canada's biggest all-news radio station, as well as other radio stations in the Toronto cluster 
  • Provide sportscasts for 570 NEWS, NEWS 95.7 and 1310 NEWS 
  • Do additional news/feature stories about sports for 680 NEWS 
  • Engage in all forms of Social Media and video on behalf of Sportsnet 590 The FAN and 680 NEWS 
  • Other departmental projects/tasks as assigned by the Program Director
  • Promotional Appearances as requested

 Qualifications:

  • Must have exceptional in-depth knowledge of the biggest stories in sports
  • Must be passionate about both breaking hard news and developing unique and compelling feature stories
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment
  • Self-starter who is resourceful, organized and able to meet tight deadlines
  • Must be a highly motivated team player with a positive attitude
  • Previous morning show experience a plus 
  • A minimum of 5 years sports anchoring/reporting experience with extensive live field work is required
  • Working knowledge of Burli Newsroom System is an asset
  • Must have a constant and unrelenting desire to win
  • Must have a valid driver's license
Schedule: Full time
Shift: Day
Length of Contract: Not Applicable (Regular Position)
Work Location: 333 Bloor Street East (200), Toronto, ON 
Travel Requirements: Up to 10%
Posting Category/Function: Broadcasting & On-Air Talent
Requisition ID: 161986
 
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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