Afternoon Drive News Anchor

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Date: Nov 29, 2018

Location: Vancouver, BC, CA, V5Z 4J6

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.
 

NEWS 1130 has a rare opening for a News Anchor during its popular Afternoon Drive Show.  If you are a seasoned broadcast journalist with a passion for news, and want to be a part of an award-winning news team in beautiful Vancouver, this is the job for you. This is a full-time position reporting to the News Director at our Vancouver broadcast centre.

Responsibilities:

  • Delivers news broadcasts on air in a compelling, conversational, entertaining manner
  • Ensures news content is of the highest standards and serves NEWS 1130’s listeners in the best possible way
  • Contributes to the editorial direction of NEWS 1130 by bringing story ideas to the table each day
  • Writes and edits news copy to create compelling, “must listen” content
  • Writes entertaining teases that keeps the NEWS 1130 listener engaged
  • Engages in social media in a way that best serves the NEWS 1130
  • Represents NEWS 1130 in the community at events and supports the community through various non-profit endeavours

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5 years experience in a similar capacity
  • Graduate of a recognized broadcast journalism program
  • Superior on-air skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Well-versed in social media
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work well, both independently and as part of a team
  • Experience using Burli
Schedule: Full time
Shift: Day
Length of Contract: Not Applicable (Regular Position)
Work Location: 2440 Ash St (094), Vancouver, BC 
Travel Requirements: None
Posting Category/Function: Broadcasting & News
Requisition ID: 142532
 
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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