Supervising Producer - Breakfast Television

Date: Nov 16, 2020

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 their dream. A sports fan celebrate a special moment.

Because we believe connections unite us, possibilities fuels us, and moments define us.


<span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">As Supervising Producer - Breakfast Television you’ll be responsible for leading Canada’s longest running morning TV show.  The successful candidate will be a highly creative & proven producer capable of inspiring our on air talent and behind the scenes production team to achieve the show’s vision, every day!  The BT brand has a rich legacy and you’ll know how to respect the show’s heritage while graciously leading the show into the future; you’ll be passionate about putting your stamp on the next chapter of the show which will include a mandate to increase the show’s engagement on broadcast and digital channels.  You are competitive, ambitious and extremely motivated to achieve goals.  You’ll naturally be at ease creating an environment of accountability, freedom, encouragement and trust to ensure your team feels empowered to do their best creative work. This is a maternity cover position that will report to the Executive Producer of In-House Productions.  Your responsibilities will include the following:

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  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Oversee all aspects of the daily program, including a broad variety of news and lifestyle content, interviews and integrated Sales segments on all platforms
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Work closely with on-air talent to build performances and provide them support for creative ideation during the show; you will be confident in providing feedback to fuel their growth as performers
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Provide leadership, direction and feedback on all editorial and production elements
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Innovate and support digital strategies that enhance viewer engagement and build audiences
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Work with the Sales team to produce integrated segments that engage viewers and generate revenue
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Collaborate with Operations and Production team to ensure highest quality production
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Ensure that  Rogers News policies and guidelines are followed and CRTC compliance targets are achieved
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Supervise the allocation of resources to maximize value and minimize costs
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Oversee and provide leadership for special event coverage
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Carry out administrative duties, including staff scheduling, training, performance reviews, health and safety initiatives and month-end reports
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Work with community, government, sports and entertainment groups to forge strong working relationships
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Champion a culture of clarity, creativity, inclusion and collaboration.  You’ll lead by example and be accountable for ensuring our team has a fair and fun working environment.

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  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Minimum of 5 years experience in a supervisory role or related experience leading teams in a production environment
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Strong editorial judgement and awareness of current events
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Ability to lead a team and have a positive impact in a short period of time
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Ability to work with on-air talent and inspire their very best performance
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Coaching skills to develop employees
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Strong knowledge of graphics, studio and ENG production

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Schedule: Full time
Shift: Day
Length of Contract: 12 Months
Work Location: 33 Dundas St. East (909), Toronto, ON 
Travel Requirements: None
Posting Category/Function: Broadcasting & Production
Requisition ID: 211031
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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
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  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:  Media 


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