City : Toronto, ON, CA
Category : News
Industry : Telecommunications
Employer : Rogers
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 the lives of 30 million 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.
Are you up for the challenge and the fun? If so, consider the following opportunity!
OMNI Television, Canada’s only multilingual and multicultural television station is seeking a passionate, team-oriented and innovative Assignment Editor with a can-do attitude to support daily newsgathering in our Toronto, ON bureau.
The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong knowledge of daily national news and news specifically catering to the Ontario region. You will be able to work as a team, mindful of the interests serving OMNI’s diverse communities. You will demonstrate sound editorial judgment and exceptional communication skills that will help produce lead-worthy content.
Work with producers/bureau managers to assign resources to stories of the day
Chase interviewees and provide guidance to ENG operators on editorial focus of assignments
Organize and book feeds
Respond to breaking news quickly and accurately
Coordinate coverage or technical arrangements with other Rogers departments or broadcast partners on news stories
Liaise with reporters, editors, cameras, producers, on story updates and content gathered
Liaise with partners across Rogers Sports and Media
Grow and develop extensive network of contacts to support with daily newsgathering
Be plugged into social media trends and possess knowledge to use it when chasing potential stories
Respond to and chase news tips
Other duties as required
3 years experience working in an editorial capacity in a newsroom
Field experience as a writer, reporter or producer not required but an asset
Superior communication, writing, organizational, time management and interpersonal skills
Proficient computer skills, including knowledge of newsroom computer software
Knowledge of Inception NRCS an asset but not requirement
Degree or diploma in journalism or broadcasting (or equivalent experience)
Ability to juggle multiple tasks and deliver under tight deadlines
A team-focused attitude
Schedule: Full time
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: 289310
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: Rogers Sports & Media