Producer

Date: Jan 22, 2021

Location: Vancouver, BC, CA, V5Y 3T9

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 30 million of 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.

As we grow our team, the well-being of our team members remains our top priority. To ensure the health and safety of our team members, including those in the recruitment process, our team members are working from home, and are equipped to do so safely and efficiently.

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

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.
We’re looking for a Part Time (12 Month)  Broadcast News Producer with a can-do attitude to join the CityNews team in Vancouver! Someone who loves to chase news, a strong communicator and storyteller who embraces innovation and new technology.  

What you will do…
•    Find, chase, research news content for multiple markets
•    Write content and vet stories
•    Line up news shows and take them to air
•    Assign news stories when needed
•    Collaborate with supervising producers for show needs/requirements
•    Locate visuals/materials needed to tell story
•    Support and communicate with field teams (VJs, ENG)
•    Contribute to /help generate story ideas and pitches
•    Complete, vet all production elements needed for air (fonts, graphics, outcues etc.)
•    Communicate clearly with multiple markets
•    Deliver for multiple deadlines
•    Attend daily, weekly content and programming meetings as needed

What you will bring…
•    Proven strong editorial judgement
•    Excellent writing skills, with minimum 2 years of experience writing for broadcast
•    Good working knowledge of all technical equipment used in production as well as general understanding of how broadcast news operations work
•    Minimum 2 years television news production experience
•    Automated control room experience an asset
•    Field production experience an asset
•    Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
•    Proven ability to work quickly and independently under pressure
•    Social Media savviness is a must
•    Ability to  work various shifts including weekends and evenings


Here’s what you can expect in return:

•    A competitive salary and benefits that include access to our Employee Share Accumulation Program, Retirement Benefits and a variety of other perks including 50% off Rogers services and Blue Jays tickets
•    A manager who deeply cares about your development and long-term career at Rogers
•    A team that trusts and wants to win together
•    Smart and accomplished colleagues who are focused on both the “what” and the “how” 
•    Flexibility to work from home even after the pandemic ends 
•    Your choice of hardware and software (iPhone or Android/Mac or PC etc.) 
•    As we grow our team, the well-being of our team members remains our top priority. To ensure the health and safety of our team members, including those in the recruitment process, our team members are working from home, and are equipped to do so safely and efficiently


 

 
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.

Schedule: Part time
Shift: Variable
Length of Contract: 12 Months
Work Location: 180 West 2nd Avenue (810), Vancouver, BC 
Travel Requirements: None
Posting Category/Function: Broadcasting & Production
Requisition ID: 195819
 
Posting Notes:  Media 


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