Multi-Media Content Creator – Breakfast Television

  • Company:
    Rogers Communications Canada Inc.
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    4 days ago
  • Category:
    Food Industry

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!
Breakfast Television, Canada’s award-winning morning show, is looking for a Multi-Media News Content Creator. Reporting to the Supervising Producer, the ideal candidate has experience and competence in many of the skills required to work in a modern, multi-platform, continuous news operation, and an aptitude and desire to learn more. You have a passion for local and national news, strong editorial judgement, and you are looking for an opportunity to learn and grow while working alongside a talented, innovative and fun team of journalists and producers. Writing, chasing, researching, producing, pitching, interviewing, vetting, basic shooting and desktop editing – you have, or with training are on your way to having, the ability to create journalistic content from the idea stage to publishing or broadcast.
You will bring unique ideas, a hunger to relentlessly chase story leads, and a passion to think outside the box. No interview “get” is too ambitious for you, and you are committed to excellence in on air and digital presentation. You also thrive in an early-morning environment with a goal of starting viewers’ and readers’ day with engaging, informative and enterprising news content. Cold calls, gathering resources, and hitting the ground running with your chasing is the name of the game in this role. No hour is too early to find the right guest to add context to news.
What you’ll do:

  • Working independently or as part of a team, you will create fast-paced, compelling and informative news content for our broadcast and digital properties.
  • Coordinating or assigning newsroom and field resources to gather elements and create news content.
  • Emailing, Tweeting, calling and interviewing people as you chase, research, and create enterprise or breaking news stories.
  • Pitching during daily creative brainstorms and story meetings
  • Creating, independently or as part of a team, innovative video content optimized for a digital audience.
  • Working early hours into the day to stay on top of story leads
  • Writing content for both broadcast and digital/social properties pertaining to news of day or enterprise chases
  • Contributing to the overall flow and pacing of BT Requirements
  • Proven experience in TV and/or digital news producing, writing, shooting, editing, or reporting
  • Creative vision and keen editorial judgment
  • Superior writing, organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • The ability to research, pitch and copy-edit story ideas, including enterprise news, and context or sidebars on breaking news content for television, radio, and digital platforms including fact checking.
  • The ability to book and pre-interview guests, arranging necessary resources, and packaging the content.
  • Regularly create, edit, and publish digital content in our content management system (WordPress), including headlines and media.
  • Ensure our digital sites are updated with the very latest local, national and international news stories, and that our pages and apps are optimized for reach and engagement.
  • Vet scripts and web copy from junior staffers
  • Delivery and promotion of digital content on our social channels, whether created by the MMCC or others, including audience engagement.
  • Visual editing and basic photography skills an asset
  • Shift work required (mornings, evenings and weekends)
  • An appetite to learn and grow

What you bring:

  • Experience in news television producing, writing and/or reporting
  • An ability to write and update news scripts clearly, concisely, and with quick turnaround
  • Ability to work individually and part of a team
  • Creative vision and keen editorial judgment
  • Superior writing, organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Control room and field production experience an asset.
  • A broadcast journalism diploma or equivalent experience
  • Shift work required
  • Sound communication skills.
  • Social Media awareness

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.)

 
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: Full time
Shift: Variable
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: 213216
 
Posting Notes:  Media 

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